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Hank Greenberg Wins Trial But No Damages in AIG Bailout Suit

By Christie Smythe, Sophia Pearson, & David McLaughlin

The U.S. set illegal terms in demanding American International Group Inc. stock for an $85 billion bailout during the financial crisis, but that doesn’t mean AIG investors deserve compensation, a court ruled.

What began as a long-shot lawsuit by Hank Greenberg’s Starr International Co. gained credibility over years of failed government attempts to dismiss it. During an eight-week trial, Starr’s lawyer David Boies grilled Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Timothy Geithner, and U.S. Court of Claims Judge Thomas Wheeler repeatedly ruled in Greenberg’s favor.

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