Nortel Units Seek Delay Of Trial In $7.5B Cash Row

Law360, Wilmington (August 19, 2013, 8:39 PM EDT) -- European units of bankrupt Nortel Networks Corp. moved Friday to delay the cross-border trial that will finally divvy up $7.5 billion raised by the defunct Canadian telecommunications company's liquidation, saying the larger-than-expected discovery process has made the planned January start unfeasible.

Preparations for the joint U.S.-Canadian trial, set to kick off Jan. 6, 2014, have been proceeding along an agreed-upon time table since May, but the European debtors say the sheer volume of documents being produced already have parties running behind, according to a motion filed...
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