Patriot Coal Bucks Bids By Union, Trustee To Move Ch. 11 Case

Law360, New York (August 28, 2012, 3:05 PM EDT) -- Patriot Coal Corp. objected Monday to motions by its union and the U.S. trustee to have its bankruptcy transferred from New York's Southern District, saying they don't make the compelling case necessary to surmount the substantial deference to the debtor's choice of venue.

Patriot is fighting the motions, including another filed by a group of sureties, to have its Chapter 11 case transferred to the Southern District of West Virginia or elsewhere, arguing that its business has a national and international scope that would make any...
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