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  •  Yes, but the Board is obviously feeling the... (0+ / 0-)

    ...stockholder heat on the matter...so, while I think AIG/corporate probably won't join in the litigation, I wouldn't say it's a slam-dunk. (I would've more readily agreed with you on this likely end-result a few months ago.)

    "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

    by bobswern on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 07:57:51 AM PST

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    •  They Won't Join (1+ / 0-)
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      But that's not really necessary since in the end, it would eliminate the need for the primary plaintiff (and arguably, under derivative law principles, their entry might deny the plaintiff of standing--and nobody at AIG is going to let the company be seen as the primary plaintiff to be sure.)  All that is necessary is the leverage necessary to negotiate a settlement with the government that is favorable to AIG's financial interest.

      •  Of course! I totally agree with you... (1+ / 0-)
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        ...like most (almost all) litigation, this gets settled out of court. (I've stated it many times in other comments in the threads to this diary.)

        This community NEEDS your SANITY, more than ever! Thanks again, Shanikka!

        "I always thought if you worked hard enough and tried hard enough, things would work out. I was wrong." --Katharine Graham

        by bobswern on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 08:33:06 AM PST

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