McCourt Plays For Time With Dodgers' Ch. 11 Filing

Law360, New York (June 30, 2011, 7:14 PM EDT) -- Monday's bankruptcy filing by the Los Angeles Dodgers is widely seen as a desperate move to keep Major League Baseball from taking over the team, but attorneys say the ploy will simply delay the inevitable once the team exits bankruptcy protection.

“While the Dodgers are in bankruptcy, MLB's powers are going to be circumscribed,” said Douglas Furth, a bankruptcy partner at Golenbock Eiseman Assor Bell & Peskoe LLP. “But the Dodgers can't stay in bankruptcy forever.”

In a Tuesday motion opposing $150 million in debtor-in-possession financing...
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