Hughes Heirs Can't Call Witnesses In GGP Dispute

Law360, New York (July 16, 2010, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Heirs of late billionaire Howard Hughes have failed to convince a judge to hold an evidentiary hearing in their battle against bankrupt mall owner General Growth Properties Inc. over the valuation of claims mainly stemming from the sale of the planned Nevada residential development Summerlin.

Judge Allan L. Gropper, who is overseeing the bankruptcy of GGP, told lawyers for the debtor, the Hughes heirs and a committee of equity holders on Thursday in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York that the...
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