• 8974-8975
  • Jul 02 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Friedman, J.P., Sweeny, Acosta, Abdus-Salaam, Manzanet-Daniels, JJ.
8974-8975. AON RISK SERVICES plfres, v. MICHAEL CUSACK def, PETER ARKLEY, ETC., def-ap — Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz P.C., New York (Ronald C. Minkoff of counsel), for ap — DLA Piper LLP (US), New York (Shand S. Stephens of counsel), for res — Order, Supreme Court, New York County (Bernard J. Fried, J.), entered July 2, 2012, which, to the extent appealed from as limited by the briefs, denied defendant Peter Arkley's motion to dismiss a third amended complaint brought by an affiliate of his former employer and its corporate parent (collectively, Aon) on the grounds of a prior action pending and forum non conveniens, unanimously affirmed, with costs. Order, same court (Marcy S. Friedman, J.), entered September 21, 2012, which granted Aon's motion for a preliminary injunction insofar as it enjoined Arkley, his agents, servants, employees and all other persons acting under his supervision and/or direction from soliciting business from, or entering into any business relationship with, on behalf of the corporate defendant (Alliant), any of Aon's clients or customers whom he either procured or whose accounts he worked on in the 24 months prior to his departure from Aon on June 13, 2011; enjoined Arkley and his agents, etc. from soliciting any Aon employees to work for Alliant; and directed that Aon post a $1 million bond, unanimously affirmed, with costs.

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