Lehman European Unit To Settle Smaller Claims

Law360, New York (April 9, 2010, 7:15 PM EDT) -- The joint administrators of bankrupt Lehman Brothers International Europe on Friday proposed settling small claims against the company of up to a maximum of $10,000 each in an effort to reduce administrative costs.

Settling in full with certain eligible pre-administration clients would reduce the number of claimants seeking money from the company, with claimants currently numbering at around 1,500, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, whose partners administrate the European unit of Lehman.

The administrators propose paying out about $1 million in total over the next four months,...
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