Open Range Creditors Get Extension Over US Objection

Law360, New York (January 13, 2012, 6:31 PM EST) -- Unsecured creditors in Open Range Communications Inc.'s Delaware bankruptcy case won a hotly contested motion Friday to extend the time in which they can investigate and sue federal agencies on the Internet provider's behalf, a move the government had called unnecessary and burdensome.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin Carey said the committee could have until Feb. 16 to gather information and bring claims against the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Rural Utilities Service, the Federal Communications Commission and other government agencies over problems with a loan the...
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