Could Be Worse: AIG Double Bonus Jeopardy

When AIG chief executive officer Edward M. Liddy argued that legal obligations made it nearly impossible for the bailed-out firm not to pay $165 million in retention bonuses, critics found it hard to imagine a worse scenario for taxpayers whose money has already been used to keep the company afloat. But AIG and legal experts agree that, as far as payouts to employees go, it could indeed be worse -- twice as bad, to be exact. If the crumbling insurance giant didn't make good on its retention...Full Story
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