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BP Spill Claims: Secrecy Raises New Suspicion

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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BP Spill Claims: Secrecy Raises New Suspicion

Every time BP or its hired claims administrator Kenneth Feinberg drip out a little information about Feinberg's pay deal and BP's control of the process, it raises even deeper suspicions. I guess Feinberg's independence from BP all depends on your definition of "independent."

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What BP’s Secrecy on Payout Deals Sacrifices

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

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What BP’s Secrecy on Payout Deals Sacrifices

We've reported about what's wrong in the secrecy around BP's payments to Kenneth Feinberg and his law firm, which is doling out compensation for BP's devastating oil spill in the Gulf. Monday, though, the Center for Justice and Democracy got deep into the guts of the matter.

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Feinberg Can’t Do Public Job, Take Secret Pay

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

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Feinberg Can’t Do Public Job, Take Secret Pay

The deadline for submitting claims to the $20 billion BP oil spill compensation fund is midnight Tuesday. The wrangling over payouts will go on, perhaps for years. Yet the administrator of the fund, Kenneth Feinberg, stubbornly refuses to say how much he’s being paid by the oil company, eroding the trust of frustrated claimants and […]

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