Harbinger Asks For Probe Of Lehman Transfers

Law360, New York (November 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund LP is calling for a probe of a transfer of equity stakes held by a brokerage unit of Lehman Bros. Holding Inc. to a nonbankrupt affiliate in the days before the investment bank's collapse.

In a filing Friday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, the hedge fund asked the court to allow a deposition of James W. Giddens, the trustee named to liquidate Lehman's brokerage.

It also asked for documents pertaining to the purported...
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