US Trustee Counters Patriot Coal's Bid To Keep Venue

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 4:08 PM EDT) -- The U.S. trustee responded Friday to Patriot Coal Corp.'s objection to her bid to move the bankruptcy, saying the debtor failed to refute her central argument, that the creation of two entities on the eve of bankruptcy was an attempt to “manufacture venue.”

U.S. Trustee Tracy Hope Davis, who oversees bankruptcies filed in Region 2, which includes the Southern District of New York, filed the omnibus reply to objections to her motion to transfer venue from that court, with a hearing on the matter set for...
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