Corus Trustee Targets Ex-Execs Over Demise

Law360, New York (June 14, 2012, 12:27 PM EDT) -- Corus Bankshares Inc.’s liquidation trustee sued the real estate lender’s former top executives in Illinois federal bankruptcy court on Wednesday, alleging their reckless lending practices brought about the company’s downfall.

Trustee Salvatore A. Barbatano launched an adversary suit against Corus' former CEO Robert Glickman and former chief financial officer Tim Taylor. The pair failed to curtail Corus’s large commercial real estate portfolio in 2007 despite signs of a total collapse in the housing market, the adversary complaint alleges.

In addition, Glickman and Taylor abused their positions...
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