Starr Fails To Get AIG Counterclaim Tossed

Law360, New York (March 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Starr International Co. Inc. may have fired the opening salvo, but American International Group Inc. appears to be winning the war over conversion, with another judge refusing to toss the insurer's counterclaim that Starr misappropriated hundreds of shares of its stock while under the command of erstwhile AIG CEO Maurice “Hank” Greenberg.

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Jed Rakoff of the Southern District of New York rejected Starr's second attempt to toss out AIG’s counterclaim that it unlawfully appropriated its property, upholding an earlier decision handed...
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