Cuomo Pushes For More Answers On Merrill Bonuses

Law360, New York (February 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is seeking to force former Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc. chief executive John Thain to provide more detailed answers to questions about bonus awards made just before the investment bank merged with Bank of America Corp.

On Monday, Cuomo filed a motion with the Supreme Court of the State of New York, asking for an order compelling Thain to answer questions the attorney general said were central to his investigation into $3.6 billion in bonus payments.

The motion filed Monday...
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