Hearing Date: November 22, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. (Prevailing Eastern Time)
James B. Kobak, Jr.
Christopher K. Kiplok Jeffrey S. MargolinDustin P. SmithHUGHES HUBBARD & REED LLPOne Battery Park PlazaNew York, New York 10004Telephone: (212) 837-6000Facsimile: (212) 422-4726Attorneys for James W. Giddens,Trustee for the SIPA Liquidation of MF Global Inc.
UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURTSOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
In reMF GLOBAL INC.,Debtor.Case No. 11-2790 (MG) SIPA
OPPOSITION OF THE TRUSTEE TO (i) THE MOTION FOR AN ORDERAUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF AN OFFICIAL COMMITTEEOF COMMODITY BROKER CUSTOMERS AND APPROVING COMPENSATIONOF ALLOWED FEES AND EXPENSES OF COMMITTEE PROFESSIONALSAND (ii) THE MOTION FOR AN APPOINTMENT OF AN OFFICIALCOMMITTEE OF COMMODITY BROKER CUSTOMERS
James W. Giddens (the “Trustee”), as Trustee for the liquidation of the businessof MF Global Inc. (“MFGI”) under the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970, as amended(“SIPA”), 15 U.S.C. §§ 78aaa
., by and through his undersigned counsel, files thisopposition to (i) the Motion for Order Authorizing the Appointment of an Official Committee of Commodity Broker Customers and Approving Compensation of Allowed Fees and Expenses of Committee Professionals (the “Steering Motion,” ECF No. 161) brought by a steering committeeof certain commodity broker customers (the “Steering Movants”), and (ii) the Motion forAppointment of an Official Committee of Commodity Broker Customers (the “CoalitionMotion,” ECF No. 354, and collectively with the Steering Motion, the “Motions”) brought by a
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