Ruling Looms On SEC Deal Over Merrill Losses

Law360, New York (February 19, 2010, 6:54 PM EST) -- Acquiescing to a request from a federal judge, the New York Attorney General's Office has handed over testimony from its probe of Bank of America Corp.'s 2008 merger with Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., ahead of a promised Monday ruling on a settlement between BofA and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission related to the takeover.

Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had asked to see the documents before he decides whether to approve a settlement...
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