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Bank limits number of partners relative to total workforce
Hank Greenberg’s star attorney gets his talons into Ben Bernanke and Tim Geithner
Ex-Fed chair used email alias ‘Edward Quince’ in insurer’s rescue correspondence
Former NY Fed president says he concluded that insurer had taken excessive risks
Testimony in Greenberg lawsuit focuses on whether insurer’s shareholders were ‘wiped out’
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Greenberg’s suit against US government over insurer’s bailout begins
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