Bankruptcy Court Determines that TBA Contracts Do Not Qualify as Customer Claims

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The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a memorandum decision in the Lehman Brothers Inc. (LBI) liquidation proceeding confirming the LBI trustee’s determination that certain claims relating to TBA contracts do not qualify as customer claims against LBI’s estate.

The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York issued a memorandum decision in the Lehman Brothers Inc. (LBI) liquidation proceeding confirming the LBI trustee’s determination that certain claims relating to TBA contracts do not qualify as customer claims against LBI’s estate. TBAs are bilateral agreements to buy or sell at a future date “to-be-announced” agency mortgage-backed securities (Agency MBS)...

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