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Fontani v. Wells Fargo Inv., A106304

Plaintiff's defamation claim is dismissed under the anti-SLAPP law where defendant's submission of a Form U-5 to the National Association of Securities Dealers, which described the reasons for plaintiff's termination, is absolutely privileged under Civil Code section 47(b).

Appellate Information

  • Decided 05/19/2005
  • Published 05/19/2005


  • KAY, P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Allen Matkins Leck Gamble & Mallory, Lindbergh Porter, Richard H. Rahm, San Francisco, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of Stephen J. Gorski, Stephen J. Gorski, San Francisco, for Respondent.
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