01.25.2010 James M. Burns Comments on Dismissal of Criminal Charges Against Insurance Executives James M. Burns is quoted in a Jan. 25, 2010 Business Insurance article titled "Judge Cancels Charges in Bid-Rigging Case" The article focuses on the recent decision by Judge James Yates to grant the prosecution's request to dismiss the misdemeanor convictions of six individuals who pleaded guilty in2004 and 2005 to helping New York-based broker Marsh Inc. rig bids on client insurance placements. Mr. Burns explains that he feels that the attorney general's office was accepting of the dismissal because they have accomplished what they set out to do.