Full Committee Hearing: AIG Bonuses: Report of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program

Date: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 10:00am
Location: 
2154 Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC – Chairman Edolphus “Ed Towns (D-NY) held a full Committee hearing today, Wednesday, October 14, 2009 titled, “AIG Bonuses: Report of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP). The hearing examined the audit of the bonus payments to AIG executives in March 2009 by Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) Neil Barofsky.

On March 20, 2009, Mr. Barofsky initiated an audit of the AIG bonuses to review: (1) the extent of knowledge and oversight by Federal Reserve and Treasury officials over AIG compensation programs and, specifically, retention payments to AIGFP executives; (2) the extent to which AIGFP retention payments were governed by executive compensation restrictions or pre-existing contractual obligations; and (3) whether additional AIG compensation issues require resolution.

Witness:

Mr. Neil Barofsky, Special Inspector General, Troubled Asset Relief Program

111th Congress