Starr Fights For Bernanke Deposition In AIG Bailout Row

Law360, Chicago (July 16, 2013, 4:53 PM ET) -- Starr International Co. Inc. on Tuesday fought the federal government's bid to block it from deposing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke in its $55.5 billion proposed class action over American International Group Inc.'s bailout, saying nothing in the law prohibits litigants from deposing high-ranking government officials.

In its opposition to the government's bid for a protective order, Starr, which is led by former AIG CEO Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, argues that the same cases the government cited in its own motion recognized that deposing a high-ranking official...
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