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Professor Maria Patterson discusses the role of the Martin Act in the trial of former AIG CEO Maurice Greenberg

Excerpt from The New York Times -- "Maria Patterson, who teaches business ethics and law at the Stern School of Business at New York University, said the state might be aided in court by the lack of a requirement to prove fraudulent intent, which is generally required in federal fraud cases. The state’s anti-fraud Martin Act, she said, 'is designed to deal with deceit that does not comply with standards of common honesty.'"

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