Companies can send group votes on Boy Scouts’ Ch. 11 Schedule

By Rick Archer (September 23, 2021, 9:39 p.m. EDT) – A Delaware bankruptcy judge told law firms representing sexual abuse claimants in Boy Scouts of America’s Chapter 11 Thursday that they could cast collective ballots on behalf of their clients on the organization’s Bankruptcy Information Plan.

In a five-hour virtual hearing, U.S. bankruptcy judge Laurie Selber Silverstein approved the use of the so-called main ballots, rejecting arguments they would be used to include invalid claims in the vote tally on the plan proposed by the BSA in chapter 11 of chapter 11.

“I’m not going to stop the main ballots from coming out. I’m going to see where they end up,” she said …

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