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11.23.2009 James M. Burns Comments on Dismissal of Criminal Charges Against Former Brokerage and Insurer Executives James M. Burns is quoted in a Nov. 23, 2009 Business Insurance article titled "Prosecutors throw in the towel in latest bid-rigging case." The article focuses on the recent dismissal of criminal charges by New York County Supreme Court Judge James A. Yates against former brokerage and insurer executives. Mr. Burns explained that, notwithstanding the dismissals, the New York Attorney General's investigation demonstrates the increased role state regulators have taken in insurance industry antitrust enforcement in the last several years.