A dispute between UBS Financial Services Inc. (“UBS”) and three of its former brokers highlights various issues involving trade secrets and non-solicitation covenants in the financial services industry. On May 22, 2009, on UBS’s motion in UBS Financial Services Inc. v. Lofton, Case No. 1:09 CV 367, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio entered a preliminary injunction prohibiting the three individuals from soliciting any securities investment business from UBS customers pending an arbitration hearing before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”).
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