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  • Old GM Bankruptcy Judge Approves Settlement in Fund Deal

    Hedge funds that invested in an obscure bond of General Motors Corp.’s old businesses won approval of a settlement that will give some of them 1.8 times the return of other creditors and resolve disputes over how they acted on the eve of the automaker’s collapse.

  • Hedge Funds Seek to Trade in Comfort as Bankruptcy Insiders

    Hedge funds that invest in bankrupt companies are demanding protection from insider-trading lawsuits before agreeing to take part in restructuring talks -- a reaction by the industry’s top performers to an obscure court decision involving the 2008 collapse of Washington Mutual Inc.

  • Hedge Funds Seek to Trade in Comfort as Bankruptcy Insiders

    Hedge funds that invest in bankrupt companies are demanding protection from insider-trading lawsuits before agreeing to take part in restructuring talks -- a reaction by the industry’s top performers to an obscure court decision involving the 2008 collapse of Washington Mutual Inc.

  • Lehman Sale Blank Check May Haunt Judge at Barclays Trial

    Two years ago, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge James Peck in Manhattan gave lawyers a blank check to complete a deal with Barclays Plc to salvage the remains of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and prevent further financial catastrophe.

  • Lehman Recovery Seen as Justifying $2 Billion Bankruptcy

    Harvey Miller, the lawyer guiding Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. through the biggest-ever U.S. bankruptcy, sipped a cappuccino at a tourist-filled cafe near Manhattan’s Central Park and reflected on how his client’s collapse five years ago went from unthinkable to inevitable.

  • Barclays Said to Seek How Much Lehman Brokerage Assets It Owes or Is Owed

    Barclays Plc , after defeating Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. ’s bid to seize $11 billion for an alleged “windfall” on its purchase of Lehman’s brokerage, has been trying for seven weeks to confirm how much it owes or is owed on the deal, said a person familiar with the case.

  • Lehman Judge Won’t Redo JPMorgan $8.6 Billion Suit Ruling

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. lost a bid for a revised ruling on its $8.6 billion lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase & Co. when the judge said he was satisfied with the way he had dealt with the issues.

  • Zell Entitled to Option on Archstone, Judge Says in Rejecting Lehman Bid

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. lost a bid to block Bank of America Corp. and Barclays Plc from giving Sam Zell’s Equity Residential an option to buy 26.5 percent of Archstone when a judge said Zell was entitled to the option.

  • Lehman Brokerage Gets $2 Billion From Barclays in Ruling on Margin Assets

    Barclays Plc , which bought Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc .’s North American business, must return $2 billion in margin assets to the trustee liquidating the remains of Lehman’s brokerage and pay about $270 million in interest, a bankruptcy judge ruled.

  • Barclays Need Not Pay ‘Windfall’ to Lehman, U.S. Judge Says

    Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. lost a bid to recover an alleged $11 billion “windfall” from Barclays Plc ’s purchase of its defunct brokerage unit when a judge ruled the transaction was fair.

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