AIG Trial (Cont’d.)

For the next installment of this saga, this time involving testimony by former Secretary of the Treasury, Timothy Geithner, go to

Not much there that is legally new but it’s amusing to read about Geithner’s effort to steer a course between his testimony and what he said in his book. All of which reminds us of a line of some famous Frenchman who said “Oh Lord, make my enemy write a book.”

On the funny side, this time the dramatis personae were sparring over the meaning of the term “insolvent.” The government contends that AIG was insolvent, while the plaintiffs deny this, and contend that it was only experiencing a “liquidity crisis.”