AMR Looks To Take US Bank Fight Straight To 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 7:01 PM EST) -- AMR Corp. on Thursday urged a bankruptcy judge to send directly to the Second Circuit a challenge brought by U.S. Bank NA over the airline's $1.5 billion financing deal to pay off debts, saying the issues at stake are important to the public and should be resolved at the circuit level.

The bank notified the Manhattan bankruptcy court earlier this month that it intended to appeal U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane's approval of the financing for the repayment of debts from certain prepetition financing transactions. Judge...
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