Creditor Suit Against Bergstein Stays In Bankruptcy Court

Law360, Chicago (July 11, 2013, 2:36 PM ET) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to withdraw from bankruptcy court a lawsuit accusing film financier David Bergstein and his former partner, Miramax Films co-owner Ron Tutor, of dodging the creditors of Bergstein’s bankrupt company.

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez rejected Bergstein and Tutor’s bid to remove the case to the district court, saying removal would be an “inefficient use of judicial resources” because the bankruptcy judge is already familiar with the case and the adversary suit is just one of many in R2D2...
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