SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): June 1, 2011
Lehman ABS Corporation, on behalf of:
CORPORATE BACKED TRUST CERTIFICATES, AMERICAN GENERAL INSTITUTIONAL CAPITAL A CAPITAL SECURITIES-BACKED SERIES 2002-17 TRUST
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (646) 285-9000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
The Corporate Backed Trust Certificates, American General Institutional Capital A Capital Securities-Backed Series 2002-17 Trust, which we refer to herein as the Trust, was formed pursuant to the Standard Terms for Trust Agreements, dated as of January 16, 2001, between Lehman ABS Corporation, as depositor, and U.S. Bank Trust National Association, as trustee, as supplemented by the Series Supplement in respect of the Trust dated as of October 23, 2002, as amended.
The Registrant is a wholly-owned, indirect subsidiary of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (LBHI), which filed a voluntary petition (the petition) for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on September 15, 2008 in a jointly administered proceeding named In re Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc., et. al. under Case Number 08-13555. LBHI and its wholly-owned broker-dealer, Lehman Brothers Inc., have sold since September 15, 2008 significant businesses, including the sale on September 21, 2008 of the investment banking business to Barclays Capital Inc., which business included the employees who historically conducted the Registrants business.
On June 1, 2011, a distribution was made to the holders of the certificates issued by the Trust. Specific information with respect to the distribution is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto.
No other reportable transactions or matters have occurred during the current reporting period.
American International Group, Inc., the guarantor of the junior subordinated debentures, the sole assets held by the underlying securities issuer, American General Institutional Capital A, is subject to the information reporting requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act). For information on American International Group, Inc. please see its periodic and current reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) under American International Group, Inc.s Exchange Act file number, 001-08787. The Commission maintains a site on the World Wide Web at http://www.sec.gov at which users can view and download copies of reports, proxy and information statements and other information filed electronically through the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval system, or EDGAR. Periodic and current reports and other information required to be filed pursuant to the Exchange Act by American International Group, Inc. may be accessed on this site. Neither Lehman ABS Corporation nor the Trustee has participated in the preparation of such reporting documents, or made any due diligence investigation with respect to the information provided therein. Neither Lehman ABS Corporation nor the Trustee has verified the accuracy or completeness of such documents or reports. There can be no assurance that events affecting the issuer of the underlying securities, American International Group, Inc. or the underlying securities themselves have not occurred or have not yet been publicly disclosed which would affect the accuracy or completeness of the publicly available documents described above.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized. In preparing this report the Registrant has relied on information provided to it by the Trustee.
Date: June 14, 2011