Talk Of Bonuses, Bailout Barred In AIG Trial

Law360, New York (June 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge overseeing the trial portion of a multibillion-dollar dispute between American International Group Inc. and former CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg has reportedly barred mention of recent investigations into AIG's controversial employee retention bonuses or the federal bailout of the beleaguered insurer.

Ruling on admissible evidence on the first day of the trial, Judge Jed Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday also prohibited any mention to the jury of probes into AIG's accounting that led to...
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