Northwest Shareholders Demand Examiner

Law360, New York (March 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- True to their word, a group of Northwest Airlines Corp. shareholders has demanded that the bankruptcy court appoint an examiner to determine whether the airline is contemplating a merger behind its back.

On Tuesday, members of the ad hoc committee of equity security holders filed a motion in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, seeking the appointment of an independent examiner in the case.

“The court, creditors, shareholders, and the Justice Department (through the Office of the United States Trustee) –before...
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