US Trustee Opposes Ch. 11 Fees For MTE Service Providers

By Jeff Montgomery (August 20, 2021, 8:58 PM EDT) -- The Office of the U.S. Trustee on Friday opposed a $2 million fee award for the ad hoc committee of service providers in MTE Holdings LLC's contentious Chapter 11 in Delaware, arguing that the committee failed to show how it benefited the estate.

Several other participants in MTE's case, including MTE itself, had also opposed the request, asserting that the committee failed to show that its efforts were for the benefit of any constituency "other than its own members."

No official committee of unsecured creditors was formed in the case, with the ad hoc group asserting rights under liens. An insufficient...

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