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The AIG Story

Selected as one of Motley Fool’s «5 Great Books You Should Read» In The AIG Story, the company's long-term CEO Hank Greenberg (1967 to 2005) and GW professor and corporate governance expert Lawrence Cunningham chronicle the origins of the company and its relentless pioneering of open markets everywhere in the world. They regale readers with riveting vignettes of how AIG grew from a modest group of insurance enterprises in 1970 to the largest insurance company in world history. They help us understand AIG's distinctive entrepreneurial culture and how its outstanding employees worldwide helped pave the road to globalization. Corrects numerous common misconceptions about AIG that arose due to its role at the center of the financial crisis of 2008. A unique account of AIG by one of the iconic business leaders of the twentieth century who developed close relationships with many of the most important world leaders of the period and helped to open markets everywhere Offers new critical perspective on battles with N. Y. Attorney General Eliot Spitzer and the 2008 U.S. government seizure of AIG amid the financial crisis Shares considerable information not previously made public The AIG Story captures an impressive saga in business history–one of innovation, vision and leadership at a company that was nearly–destroyed with a few strokes of governmental pens. The AIG Story carries important lessons and implications for the U.S., especially its role in international affairs, its approach to business, its legal system and its handling of financial crises.

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ISBN: 9781118519585

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Lawrence A. Cunningham

Lawrence A. Cunningham (born July 10, 1962) is an author of several investing books and is a professor. His books include "" and "Outsmarting the Smart Money". They have been translated into many languages, including Chinese, French, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, and Russian.

Cunningham's father died when Cunningham was 13, whereupon he enrolled in Girard College, the boarding school for poor orphans in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After graduation, he worked full-time to put himself through his home-state school, University of Delaware. On a scholarship, he attended Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York, from which he graduated magna cum laude in 1988.

From 1988 to 1992, Cunningham practiced corporate law with Cravath, Swaine & Moore before taking an appointment to the law faculty of his alma mater. While on the Cardozo faculty, Cunningham directed The Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Center on Corporate Governance and wrote several books on value investing. From 2002 to 2007, he was Professor of Law & Business at Boston College. At that time, he received an appointment to the faculty of George Washington University.

ignificance

Cunningham is regarded as a significant expert in the field of law and accounting, having authored some 40 scholarly articles in major law journals (including Columbia, Cornell, Michigan, Minnesota, UCLA and Vanderbilt Law Reviews) and published 10 books. His articles are widely-cited in the literature. His books are the standard teaching books for the subject of accounting in US law schools.

References

* [http://www.bc.edu/schools/law/fac-staff/deans-faculty/cunninghaml.html Lawrence A. Cunningham professor of law and business and libby scholar] at Boston College

* [http://www.law.gwu.edu/Faculty/profile.aspx?id=12154 Lawrence A. Cunningham, professor of law] at George Washington University

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