Testimony Before the House Oversight Committee Concerning the AIG Trust
J. W. Verret
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
May 21, 2009
George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 09-27
This written testimony accompanied Professor J.W. Verret's oral testimony before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. This testimony outlines flaws in the Trust Agreement established by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to manage the government's $180 Billion investment in AIG. Also testifying during the hearing were Ed Liddy, the CEO of AIG, and the three trustees nominated by the Federal Reserve to manage the Trust.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 4
Keywords: bailout, Citicorp, Corporate Federalism Initiative, ERISA, Geithner, George Mason Law School, government ownership, immunity, indemnity, Issa, Mercatus Center, nationalization, public companies, TARP, Towns, Treasury Department
JEL Classification: G18, G21, G28, G34, G35, G38
Date posted: May 21, 2009
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