House Members Get Few Answers On MF Global's Last Days

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Frustrated lawmakers gave up on a silent Edith O'Brien at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing Wednesday as the ex-MF Global Holdings Inc. assistant treasurer refused to answer questions about her role in a $200 million transfer from customer accounts before the company's collapse.

“On the advice of counsel, I respectfully decline to answer based on my constitutional rights” was O'Brien's refrain until, after several such answers, including to a question about a report that she's attempting to negotiate immunity with federal investigators, she was excused...
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