Judge Nixes Releases In Chem Rx Ch. 11 Plan

Law360, New York (April 7, 2011, 8:03 PM EDT) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge ruled Thursday that Chem Rx Corp. must remove releases granted to members of its unsecured creditors committee in its Chapter 11 liquidation plan before it can begin paying off creditors.

Judge Mary F. Walrath refused to confirm the plan at a hearing in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, saying the committee members provided no meaningful consideration in the global settlement at the heart of the plan to warrant being protected from lawsuits.

The global settlement resolves a host...
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