Simpson v Cantor Fitzgerald Europe Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 1601
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionDismissal, Whistleblowing (Protected Disclosures)
The claimant was the Managing Director of the Emerging Markets Desk for the respondent. Whilst working for the respondent, the claimant made a number of allegations relating to the trading practices including some that would be tantamount to ‘insider dealing’. From the respondent’s perspective, these were seen as continuous complaints and there were issues raised in relation to the claimant’s ability to generate business. As a result, the claimant was subsequently dismissed.
The claimant brought his claim citing that he had been automatically unfairly dismissed on the basis of protected disclosures. There were 37 alleged disclosures made, either
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