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    1. October 8, 2014

      Geithner and Boies clash over AIG bailout

      Tim Geithner verbally sparred with the lawyer for former AIG chief executive Hank Greenberg on Wednesday, over whether...

    2. October 7, 2014

      Geithner defends US action in AIG bailout

      Tim Geithner, the former president of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, has defended the 2008 bailout of AIG, telling a...

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    1. October 6, 2014

      Hank Paulson says AIG bailout terms needed to be ‘harsh’

      Former Treasury secretary Hank Paulson acknowledged that AIG received “punitive” terms in its financial crisis bailout...

    2. September 29, 2014

      Greenberg suit claims AIG was penalised

      The US government demonised AIG as the poster child of the financial crisis and penalised its shareholders by charging an...

    3. February 17, 2014

      Hank Greenberg makes comeback with $4.4bn MultiPlan acquisition

      Former AIG boss Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has made a comeback on the deal scene with the $4.4bn acquisition of MultiPlan, a...

    4. August 12, 2013

      Ben Bernanke’s AIG bailout gets no thanks from Hank Greenberg

      Ben Bernanke is not being thanked for his heroic efforts during the financial crisis with a statue or a portrait. Nor is he...

    5. July 29, 2013

      Bernanke ordered to testify in AIG case

      A judge has ordered Ben Bernanke, the Federal Reserve chairman, to testify about the bailout of AIG in a case where the...

    6. May 19, 2013

      Overhaul at Equity Insurance puts jobs at risk

      A private equity house set up by the son of former AIG chief Hank Greenberg is preparing to wind down or dispose of big...

    7. FT Alphaville

      March 13, 2013

      Further reading

      Elsewhere on Tuesday, - Out of control! - On leaderless economies. - Grantham telling it like it is. - On the other hand,...

    8. January 8, 2013

      AIG weighs action against US government

      AIG, the US insurer, which received the biggest of all the government bailouts during the financial crisis, may sue the US...

    9. December 14, 2012

      IAG to sell last of UK assets at a loss

      Insurance Australia Group is to end a troublesome six-year foray into the UK by disposing of its remaining businesses in the...

    10. beyondbrics

      December 3, 2012

      Big Four, China and the SEC: a game of chicken

      Things are heating up between the US Securities and Exchange Commission and some of the US’s leading accounting firms. The...

    11. November 23, 2012

      Greenberg to continue AIG bailout fight

      Hank Greenberg, the former chief executive of AIG, will continue his fight for compensation from the US government over the...

    12. November 19, 2012

      Greenberg suit over AIG bailout dismissed

      A lawsuit by AIG’s former chief executive alleging the Federal Reserve Bank of New York broke the law during the 2008...

    13. September 23, 2012

      Intense dialogue, flawed governance

      What is the quality of the dialogue between fund managers and the companies in which they invest? The picture that emerges...

    14. June 22, 2012

      Ex-head of General Re in deal with prosecutors

      Ronald Ferguson, the former chief executive of General Re, and four other executives reached a deal with the US government...

    15. March 20, 2012

      New kid on the block

      When Carson Block published his first research report under the Muddy Waters name in mid-2010, he was still the chief...

    16. March 14, 2012

      Romney courts Wall Street donors

      Mitt Romney embarked on a fundraising blitz in the wake of primary defeats in Alabama and Mississippi that showed...

    17. March 2, 2012

      AIG raises $500m from Blackstone sale

      AIG has raised $500m from selling its remaining stake in Blackstone, the latest move to shed non-core holdings and focus on...

    18. January 13, 2012

      NY Fed in new move to sell AIG assets

      The Federal Reserve Bank of New York is making a fresh attempt to sell several billion dollars of mortgage-related...

    19. November 23, 2011

      Greenberg is entitled to nothing

      There are various words, many unprintable, that could be used to describe Hank Greenberg’s $25bn suit launched this week...

    20. August 2, 2011

      Retrial for General Re and AIG executives

      A US appeals court has thrown out the criminal convictions of four former General Re executives and a former AIG official...

    21. April 20, 2011

      Clangers dominate downfall of AIG

      Fatal RiskA Cautionary Tale of AIG’s Corporate Suicide By Roddy Boyd Wiley, £18.99/$27.95 The most memorable scene in Roddy...

    22. FT Alphaville

      January 10, 2011

      Not just printing money -- making it, too

      That’s just showing off. The Fed released its preliminary 2010 results on Monday and they show a hum-dinging whopper of a...

    23. January 10, 2011

      Learning to cultivate a global mindset

      Differing viewpoints: students share views with Maria Bartiromo and Paul Volcker (both seated) The study of culture – once...

    24. FT Alphaville

      January 5, 2011

      Hank Greenberg takes on the government, Goldman, taxpayers

      Oh, Hank. In Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal, the AIG godfather inquires “why did we nationalise AIG?” He’s puzzled, but...

    25. September 7, 2010

      Ousted AIG chief lands role at Willis Group

      Martin Sullivan, who was ousted as AIG chief executive just three months before the world’s largest insurer was rescued by...

    26. July 17, 2010

      AIG to pay $725m to settle lawsuit

      AIG is to pay $725m to a group of Ohio pension funds to settle a six-year-old class action lawsuit over allegations of...

    27. FT Alphaville

      June 9, 2010

      More heat at the Pru

      As the pressure mounts on Prudential CEO Tidjane Thiam, rivals and interested parties are piling in with their tuppence...

    28. March 23, 2010

      Greenberg closes AIG chapter

      Hank Greenberg has begun to sell down the last of his stake in AIG, the US insurer he led for more than three decades, after...

    29. March 22, 2010

      Greenberg agrees to sell AIG shares to UBS

      Starr International, the investment vehicle of former AIG chief Hank Greenberg, has struck a deal to sell most of its shares...

    30. January 22, 2010

      History may record the great accounting convention crisis

      From Mr John Murray. Sir, So “one person familiar with the matter” says that “the prospect of repayment of all the Fed...

    31. FT Alphaville

      January 11, 2010

      Does Hank Greenberg read the news?

      Having been CEO of AIG since the 1960s, only to resign in 2005 amidst a major accounting scandal, you could perhaps forgive...

    32. November 28, 2009

      Plunging oil prices take a toll on energy sector

      Energy stocks dragged the market lower yesterday as Wall Street floundered in the aftermath of Dubai World's request for a...

    33. November 27, 2009

      Plunging oil hits US energy sector

      Energy stocks dragged the market lower on Friday as Wall Street floundered in the aftermath of Dubai World’s request for a...

    34. FT Alphaville

      November 26, 2009

      AIG, Greenberg settle dispute

      AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them. The US insurer, rescued last year with...

    35. November 26, 2009

      Greenberg gets back Persian rug

      AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them, in a deal that will see the insurer...

    36. November 25, 2009

      AIG and Greenberg settle dispute

      AIG and Hank Greenberg have agreed to settle all the remaining lawsuits between them, in a deal that will see the insurer...

    37. FT Alphaville

      October 27, 2009

      Greenberg's CV Starr says it's only poached 13 AIG employees

      On Monday, the New York Times declared Maurice “Hank” Greenberg to be “at it again”, by which they meant executing a talent...

    38. September 16, 2009

      SocGen bankers join forces to set up hedge fund

      Thirty senior bankers from Société Générale's alternative asset management team have left to set up their own hedge fund...

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