In our newest featured column, reprinted from Forbes, Jim Copland looks at the now-settled charges brought by the SEC against former AIG leader Hank Greenberg. While serious, he writes, they fall far short of justifying New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer's "obsessive pursuit of AIG's captain", which "in hindsight, looks foolish indeed".
New featured column: "Greenberg's Settlement, Spitzer's Folly"
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