Citigroup (C) may be facing its first showdown with the government's new pay czar. Andrew Hall,...

|About: Citigroup Inc. (C)|By:, SA News Editor

Citigroup (C) may be facing its first showdown with the government's new pay czar. Andrew Hall, who heads Citi's secretive energy-trading unit, Phibro, is pressing Citi to honor a 2009 pay package that could total $100M; disregarding the contract could trigger Hall's departure and a potentially messy legal fight.