N.Y. Attorney General Wants Grasso Claims Restored

Law360 (June 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Still smarting over Richard Grasso’s $187.5 million consolation prize, the New York solicitor general has reportedly asked the state’s highest court to revive four claims surrounding the former New York Stock Exchange chairman’s massive compensation package.

Solicitor General Barbara Underwood argued on Tuesday before the First Department of the New York State Supreme Court’s Appellate Division that Grasso’s excessive pay upon his departure from the stock exchange merited another look, despite a lower court's earlier ruling that the attorney general did not have jurisdiction to bring...
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