Sharper Image Battles Calls For Ch. 7 Conversion

Law360, New York (September 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bankrupt gadgetry retailer Sharper Image Corp. is fighting moves by the representative of a putative class of shoppers to convert its Chapter 11 case to Chapter 7, saying the motion is ill-timed and self-interested.

In its opposition to the request for conversion, Sharper Image told the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on Wednesday that movant Frederic Prohov had no cause for shifting the proceedings and lacked standing to bring the request.

Prohov told the court in late July that he represented a class...
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