Judge Rejects Dish, Sprint Challenges To DBSD Plan

Law360, New York (March 29, 2010, 2:47 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected bids by Dish Network Corp. and Sprint Nextel Corp. to overturn a bankruptcy judge's order confirming DBSD North America Inc.'s Chapter 11 reorganization plan.

Judge Lewis A. Kaplan of the U.S. District for the Southern District of New York ruled Wednesday that neither Dish, a secured lender, nor Sprint, an unsecured creditor, had successfully argued that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Robert E. Gerber had made any clear errors of fact or law.

An attorney for DBSD declined to comment on the decision....
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