N.Y. Court of Appeals Affirms Absolute Privilege for Content


N.Y. Court of Appeals Affirms Absolute Privilege for Content of Form U-5 Notices

On March 29, 2007, the Court of Appeals of New York issued an opinion in Rosenberg v. Metlife, Inc., holding

that statements made by an employer on a National Association of Securities Dealers (“NASD”) employee

termination notice (“Form U-5”) are subject to an absolute privilege in a suit for defamation.

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