U.S. Trustee Opposes Winn-Dixie Plan

Law360, New York (September 27, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Winn-Dixie Stores Inc. is facing a slew of oppositions to its reorganization plan—which it filed early last month—including from the government and the U.S. Trustee overseeing the case.

The grocery store chain is hoping to end its 19-month Chapter 11 case on Oct. 31.

The U.S. Trustee in the case, Felicia Turner, objects to Winn-Dixie’s plan of reorganization because it would allow the Southern supermarket giant to pay certain creditors without court approval.

The plan “circumvents the requirements of the Bankruptcy Code regarding the payment of...
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