Kodak's Bid To Pay Critical Vendors Shelved

Law360, New York (January 25, 2012, 9:05 PM EST) -- Eastman Kodak Co.'s move to pay its most critical vendors was postponed Wednesday, less than a week after a New York bankruptcy judge expressed his skepticism about how truly "critical" such vendors really ever are in Chapter 11 cases.

The pushback from the judge and the ensuing delay are notable because motions to pay critical vendors in large corporate bankruptcies are often granted right away, in part because when key vendors don't get paid they might threaten to halt delivery of important goods and services that...
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