US Objects To Edwin Watts Auction Over Contract Concerns

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 12:56 PM EST) -- The United States on Tuesday objected to the auction of private equity-owned retailer Edwin Watts Golf Shops LLC in Delaware bankruptcy court, saying it wants details about a contract between Edwin Watts and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service before it is transferred through the sale.

The United States filed its objection on behalf of AAFES, a U.S. Department of Defense agency that provides retail goods and services to military members, arguing that nonbankruptcy law requires AAFES' approval before any of its contracts can be...
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