MetLife Makes Case Against 'Too Big to Fail' Designation

MetLife, represented by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher partner Eugene Scalia, is challenging its designation as "too big to fail." During arguments on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer in Washington expressed concern about the setup of the federal oversight council tasked with reviewing the health of U.S. banks and companies.

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