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  • 1. IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE Inre: Chapter 11 Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, 1 Case No. 12-11893 (CSS) dba The Club at Cordillera, Hearing Date: July 27, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. (ET) Debtor. Obj. Deadline: July 20, 2012 at 4:00p.m. (ET) MOTION OF THE DEBTOR FOR AN ORDER ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR INTERIM COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES OF PROFESSIONALS Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, the debtor and debtor in possession in the above- captioned case (the "Debtor"), by and through its proposed undersigned counsel, hereby moves this Court (the "Motion") for entry of an order substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the "Order") pursuant to sections 105(a) and 331 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code"), Rule 2016 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure (the "Bankruptcy Rules"), and Rule 2016-1 of the Local Rules of Bankruptcy Practice and Procedure of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (the "Local Rules") establishing procedures for the interim compensation and reimbursement of expenses of professionals. In support of this Motion, the Debtor respectfully states as follows: JURISDICTION 1. The Court has jurisdiction over this matter pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334 and the Amended Standing Order ofReference from the United States District Court for the District of Delaware, dated as of February 29, 2012. This is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2), and the Court may enter a final order consistent with Article III of the 1 The Debtor in this chapter 11 case, and the last four digits of its employer tax identification number, is: XX- XXX1317. The corporate headquarters address for the Debtor is 97 Main Street, Suite E202, Edwards, CO 81632.01:12260145.6
  • 2. United States Constitution. Venue is proper in this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409. The statutory and legal predicates for the relief requested herein are sections 105(a) and 331 of the Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy Rule 2016, and Local Rule 2016-1. BACKGROUND 2. On June 26, 2012 (the "Petition Date"), the Debtor filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Debtor has continued in possession of its properties and has continued to operate and maintain its business as a debtor in possession pursuant to sections 11 07 (a) and 1108 of the Bankruptcy Code. 3. On July 6, 2012, the Office of the United States Trustee for the District of Delaware (the "U.S. Trustee") appointed an official committee of unsecured creditors (the "Committee") [Docket No. 86]. No request has been made for the appointment of a trustee or examiner in this case. 4. A description of the Debtors business, the reasons for commencing this chapter 11 case, and the relief sought from the Court to allow for a smooth transition into chapter 11 are set forth in the Declaration ofDanielL. Fitchett, Jr. in support of Chapter 11 Petitions and First Day Relief[Docket No.2] (the "First Day Declaration"), filed on the Petition Date and incorporated by reference herein? RETENTION OF PROFESSIONALS 5. The Debtor has filed or will file applications to retain, among others: Foley & Lardner LLP, as bankruptcy counsel; Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, as Delaware bankruptcy and conflicts counsel; GA Keen Realty Advisors, LLC, as real estate advisor/consultant; and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, as financial advisors. The Debtor 2 Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meaning attributed to them in the First Day Declaration.01:12260145.6 2
  • 3. anticipates that, as this case progresses, it may need to retain other professionals in connection with its chapter 11 efforts. In addition, the Committee will likely retain counsel, and possibly other professionals, to assist them in fulfilling its obligations in this case. RELIEF REQUESTED 6. By this Motion, the Debtor seeks entry of an order, substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A, authorizing and establishing procedures for the compensation and reimbursement of court-approved professionals (each a "Professional" and collectively, the "Professionals") on a monthly basis, on terms comparable to the procedures established in other large chapter 11 cases. Such an order will streamline the professional compensation process and enable the Court and all other parties to monitor more effectively the professional fees incurred in this chapter 11 case. 7. Specifically, the Debtor proposes that, except as otherwise provided in an order of the Court authorizing the retention of a particular Professional, the Professionals be permitted to seek interim payment of compensation and reimbursement of expenses in accordance with the following procedures (collectively, the "Compensation Procedures"): a) No earlier than the 5th day of each month following the month for which compensation is sought, each Professional seeking interim allowance of its fees and expenses may file an application (including the relevant time entry and description and expense detail) with the Court for interim allowance of compensation for services rendered and reimbursement of expenses incurred during the preceding month (a "Monthly Fee Application"), and serve such Monthly Fee Application on the following parties: (i) the Debtor, Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, 97 Main Street, Suite E202, Edwards, CO 81632 (Attn: Alfred Siegel, ChiefRestructuring Officer); (ii) counsel to the Debtor, Foley & Lardner LLP, 402 West Broadway, Suite 2100, San Diego, California 92101 (Attn: Christopher Celentino) and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Rodney Square, 1000 North King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (Attn: Travis G. Buchanan); (iii) the Office of the United States Trustee, 844 King St., Suite 2207, Wilmington, DE 19801 (Attn: Mark Kenney); (iv) counsel to the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware; (v) counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors; (vi) counsel to the prepetition secured lenders; (vii) counsel to the proposed post-petition secured lender; and (viii) all parties requesting notice pursuant to01:12260145.6 3
  • 4. Bankruptcy Rule 2002 (each a "Notice Party" and collectively, the "Notice Parties"). All Monthly Fee Applications shall comply with the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, and the Local Rules. b) Each Notice Party will have fifteen (15) days after service of a Monthly Fee Application to object thereto (the "Objection Deadline"). If no objections are raised prior to the expiration of the Objection Deadline, the Professional submitting the Monthly Fee Application shall file a certificate of no objection with the Court, after which the Debtor shall be authorized to pay such Professional an amount equal to 80% of the fees and 100% ofthe expenses requested in its Monthly Fee Application (the "Maximum Interim Payment"). If an objection is properly filed pursuant to subparagraph (c) below, the Debtor shall be authorized to pay the Professional 80% of the fees and 100% of the expenses not subject to an objection (the "Actual Interim Payment"). The first Monthly Fee Application submitted by each Professional shall cover the period from the Petition Date through and including July 31, 2012. c) If any Notice Party objects to a Professionals Monthly Fee Application, such Notice Party must, on or before the expiration of the Objection Deadline, file with the Court and serve on such Professional and each other Notice Party a written objection (the "Objection") so as to be received on or before the Objection Deadline. Any such Objection shall identify with specificity the objectionable fees and/or expenses, including the amount of such objected to fees and/or expenses, and the basis for such Objection. Thereafter, the objecting party and the affected Professional may attempt to resolve the Objection on a consensual basis. If the parties are unable to reach a resolution within 20 days after service of the Objection, the affected Professional may either: (i) file a response to the Objection with the Court, together with a request for payment of the difference, if any, between the Maximum Interim Payment and the Actual Interim Payment made to such Professional (the "Incremental Amount"); or (ii) forego payment of the Incremental Amount until the next interim or final fee application hearing, at which time the Court will consider and rule on the Objection if requested by the parties. d) Beginning with the approximate three month period from the Petition Date and ending on September 30, 2012, and at each three month period thereafter, each Professional shall file with the Court and serve on the Notice Parties an application (an "Interim Fee Application") for interim allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses sought in the Monthly Fee Applications filed during such three month period (the "Interim Fee Period") pursuant to section 331 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Interim Fee Application must identify the covered Monthly Fee Applications and include any other information requested by the Court or required by the Local Rules. Interim Fee Applications shall be filed with the Court and served on the Notice Parties within 45 days after the end of the applicable Interim Fee Period. Each Professional shall file its first Interim Fee Application on or before November 14, 2012, and the first Interim Fee Application shall cover the Interim Fee Period from the Petition Date through and including September 30, 2012.01:12260145.6 4
  • 5. e) The Debtor shall request that the Court schedule a hearing on Interim Fee Applications at least once every six (6) months or at such other intervals as the Court deems appropriate. f) The pendency of an Objection to payment of compensation or reimbursement of expenses shall not disqualify a Professional from the future payment of compensation or reimbursement of expenses pursuant to the Compensation Procedures. g) Neither (i) the payment of or the failure to pay, in whole or in part, monthly interim compensation and reimbursement of expenses under the Compensation Procedures, nor (ii) the filing of or the failure to file an Objection to any Monthly Fee Application or Interim Fee Application will bind any party in interest or the Court with respect to the allowance of interim or final applications for compensation for services rendered and reimbursement of expenses of Professionals. All fees and expenses paid to Professionals in accordance with the Compensation Procedures are subject to disgorgement until final allowance by the Court. 8. The Debtor also requests that each member of the Committee be permitted to submit statements of expenses (excluding the fees and expenses of third-party counsel to individual Committee members) and supporting vouchers to the Committees counsel, which counsel will collect and submit the Committee members requests for reimbursement in accordance with the Compensation Procedures. Approval of these Compensation Procedures, however, will not authorize payment of such expenses to the extent such authorization does not exist under the Bankruptcy Code, applicable Third Circuit law, the Bankruptcy Rules, the Local Rules, or the practices of this Court. 9. In addition, the Debtor further requests that the Court limit service of the Monthly Fee Applications, Interim Fee Applications, final fee applications and Hearing Notices (as defined herein) as follows: (i) the Notice Parties shall be entitled to receive the Monthly Fee Applications, Interim Fee Applications, final fee applications, and notices of any hearing thereon (the "Hearing Notices") and (ii) the parties in interest requesting notice pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002 shall be entitled to receive only the Interim Fee Applications and Hearing Notices.01:12260145.6 5
  • 6. Providing notice of fee applications in this manner will permit the parties most active in this chapter 11 case to monitor the fees and expenses incurred by Professionals and will avoid unnecessary duplication and mailing expenses. BASIS FOR RELIEF REQUESTED 10. Section 331 ofthe Bankruptcy Code provides, in relevant part, as follows: A trustee, an examiner, a debtors attorney, or any professional person employed under section 327 or 1103 ofthis title may apply to the court not more than once every 120 days after an order for relief in a case under this title, or more often if the court permits, for such compensation for services rendered before the date of such an application or reimbursement for expenses incurred before such date as is provided under section 330 of this title. After notice and a hearing, the court may allow and disburse to such applicant such compensation or reimbursement. 11 U.S.C. § 331. Absent an order of this Court, section 331 limits Professionals rendering services in this chapter 11 case to payment of fees and expenses only three times per year. 11. Congress intent in enacting section 331 is expressed unequivocally in the House and Senate Reports accompanying enactment of the Bankruptcy Code: The court may permit more frequent applications if the circumstances warrant, such as in very large cases where the legal work is extensive and merits more frequent payments. The court is authorized to allow and order disbursement to the applicant of compensation and reimbursement that is otherwise allowable under section 330. H.R. Rep. No. 595, 95th Cong. 1st Sess. 330 (1977); S. Rep. No. 989, 95th Cong., 2d Sess. 41-42 (1978). 12. Section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code provides, in pertinent part, that "[t]he court may issue any order, process, or judgment that is necessary or appropriate to carry out the provisions of this title." 11 U.S.C. § 105(a). As set forth below, courts have regularly01:12260145.6 6
  • 7. entered orders, in accordance with section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code, establishing procedures providing for the interim compensation and expense reimbursement of professionals on a monthly basis. Factors generally considered by the courts in determining whether such relief is warranted include "the size of [the] reorganization cases, the complexity of the issues involved, and the time required on the part of the attorneys for the debtors-in-providing services necessary to achieve a successful reorganization of the debtors." In re Intl Horizons, Inc., 10 B.R. 895, 897-98 (Bankr. N.D. Ga. 1981). In considering these factors, courts have determined that interim compensation procedures are appropriate to avoid having the professionals fund the debtors reorganization proceedings. See id. at 897. 13. The Debtor submits that the Compensation Procedures are appropriate and consistent with interim compensation procedures established in other chapter 11 cases in this District. See,~ In re William Lyon Homes, Case No. 11-14019 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Jan. 10, 2012); In re SP Newsprint Holdings LLC, Case No. 11-13649 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Dec. 7, 2011); In re Leslie Controls, Inc., Case No. 10-12199 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Aug. 9, 2010); In re Am. Home Mortg. Holdings, Inc., Case No. 07-11047 (CSS) (Bankr. D. Del. Sept. 3, 2007). 14. The Debtor further submits that the efficient administration ofthis chapter 11 case will be significantly aided by implementing the Compensation Procedures. 15. For the foregoing reasons, the Debtor believes that granting the relief requested herein is appropriate and in the best interests of its estate and creditors. NOTICE 16. Notice of this Motion has been provided to: (i) the Office of the United States Trustee; (ii) the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware; (iii) counsel to the Official Committee ofUnsecured Creditors; (iv) counsel to prepetition secured01:12260145.6 7
  • 8. lenders; (v) counsel to proposed post-petition secured lender; and (vi) all parties requesting notice pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002. In light of the nature of the relief requested herein, the Debtor submits that no other or further notice is necessary. NO PRIOR REQUEST 17. The Debtor has not previously sought the relief requested herein from this or any other court. WHEREFORE, the Debtor respectfully seeks entry of an order substantially in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A granting the requested relief and such other and further relief as it deems just and proper. Dated: Wilmington, Delaware FOLEY & LARDNER LLP July 10,2012 Christopher Celentino Erika Moribita Mikel Bistrow Admitted Pro Hac Vice 402 West Broadway, Suite 2100 San Diego, California 92101 Telephone: (619) 234-6655 Facsimile: (619) 234-3510 -and- YOUNG CONAWAY STARGATT & TAYLOR, LLP Is/ Donald J Bowman Jr. Michael R. Nestor (No. 3526) Joseph M. Barry (No. 4221) Donald J. Bowman, Jr. (No. 4383) Justin P. Duda (No. 5478) Rodney Square 1000 N. King Street Wilmington, Delaware 19801 Telephone: (302) 571-6600 Facsimile: (302) 571-1253 Proposed Counsel for Debtor and Debtor in Possession01:12260145.6 8
  • 9. IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: Chapter 11 Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, 1 Case No. 12-11893 (CSS) dba The Club at Cordillera, Hearing Date: July 27, 2012 at 1:00p.m. (ET) Debtor. Obj. Deadline: July 20, 2012 at 4:00p.m. (ET) NOTICE OF MOTION TO: (A) THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE; (B) THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE; (C) COUNSEL TO THE OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS; (D) COUNSEL TO PREPETITION SECURED LENDERS; (E) COUNSEL TO PROPOSED POST-PETITION SECURED LENDER; AND (F) ALL PARTIES THAT HAVE REQUESTED NOTICE PURSUANT TO FEDERAL RULE OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE 2002 PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the above-captioned debtor and debtor in possession (the "Debtor") filed the attached Motion of the Debtor for an Order Establishing Procedures for Interim Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses of Professionals (the "Motion"). PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that responses, if any, to the Motion must be filed with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, 824 N. Market Street, 3rd Floor, Wilmington, Delaware 19801 on or before July 20, 2012, at 4:00P.M. (ET) (the "Objection Deadline"). At the same time, you must serve a copy of your response upon the undersigned counsel. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT A HEARING ON THE MOTION WILL BE HELD ON JULY 27, 2012, AT 1:00 P.M. (ET) BEFORE THE HONORABLE CHRISTOPHER S. SONTCHI IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE, 824 N. MARKET STREET, 5TH FLOOR, COURTROOM NO. 6, WILMINGTON, DELAWARE 19801. PLEASE TAKE FURTHER NOTICE THAT IF YOU FAIL TO RESPOND TO THE MOTION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS NOTICE, THE COURT MAY GRANT THE RELIEF REQUESTED THEREIN WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE OR A HEARING. 1 The Debtor in this chapter 11 case, and the last four digits of its employer tax identification number, is: XX- XXX1317. The corporate headquarters address for the Debtor is 97 Main Street, Suite E202, Edwards, CO 81632.01:12260145.6
  • 10. Dated: Wilmington, Delaware FOLEY & LARDNERLLP July 10, 2012 Christopher Celentino Erika Moribita Mikel Bistrow Admitted Pro Hac Vice 402 West Broadway, Suite 2100 San Diego, California 92101 Telephone: (619) 234-6655 Facsimile: (619) 234-3510 -and- YOUNG CONAWAY STARGATT & TAYLOR, LLP Is/ Donald J Bowman, Jr. Michael R. Nestor (No. 3526) Joseph M. Barry (No. 4221) Donald J. Bowman, Jr. (No. 4383) Justin P. Duda (No. 5478) Rodney Square 1000 N. King Street Wilmington, Delaware 19801 Telephone: (302) 571-6600 Facsimile: (302) 571-1253 Proposed Counsel for Debtor and Debtor in Possession01:12260145.6 2
  • 11. EXHIBIT A Proposed Order01:12260145.6
  • 12. IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE In re: Chapter 11 Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, 1 Case No. 12-11893 (CSS) dba The Club at Cordillera, Ref. Docket No. Debtor. ORDER AUTHORIZING PROCEDURES FOR INTERIM COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT OF EXPENSES OF PROFESSIONALS 2 Upon the Motion of the debtor and debtor in possession in the above-captioned case (the "Debtor") for entry of an order (the "Order") pursuant to sections 105(a) and 331 of the Bankruptcy Code, Bankruptcy Rule 2016, and Local Rule 2016-1, establishing procedures for the interim compensation and reimbursement of expenses of professionals; and upon consideration of the Motion and all pleadings related thereto, including the First Day Declaration; and due and proper notice of this Motion having been given; and it appearing that no other or further notice is required; and it appearing that the Court has jurisdiction to consider the Motion in accordance with 28 U.S.C. §§ 157 and 1334; and it appearing that this is a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b)(2); and it appearing that venue of this proceeding and this Motion is proper pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and it appearing that the relief requested is in the best interest of the Debtor, its estate, and creditors and after due deliberation, and sufficient cause appearing therefor, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. The Motion is granted. 1 The Debtor in this chapter 11 case, and the last four digits of its employer tax identification number, is: XX- XXX1317. The corporate headquarters address for the Debtor is 97 Main Street, Suite E202, Edwards, CO 81632. 2 All capitalized terms used and not defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the Motion.01:12260145.6
  • 13. 2. Except as otherwise provided in an order of the Court authorizing the retention of a particular professional, the professionals specifically retained pursuant to an order of the Court in this case (each a "Professional" and collectively, the "Professionals") may seek interim payment of compensation and reimbursement of expenses in accordance with the following procedures (collectively, the "Compensation Procedures"): a) No earlier than the 5th day of each month following the month for which compensation is sought, each Professional seeking interim allowance of its fees and expenses may file an application (including the relevant time entry and description and expense detail) with the Court for interim allowance of compensation for services rendered and reimbursement of expenses incurred during the preceding month (a "Monthly Fee Application"), and serve such Monthly Fee Application on the following parties: (i) the Debtor, Cordillera Golf Club, LLC, 97 Main Street, Suite E202, Edwards, CO 81632 (Attn: Alfred Siegel, ChiefRestructuring Officer); (ii) counsel to the Debtor, Foley & Lardner LLP, 402 West Broadway, Suite 2100, San Diego, California 92101 (Attn: Christopher Celentino) and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP, Rodney Square, 1000 North King Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 (Attn: Travis G. Buchanan); (iii) the Office of the United States Trustee, 844 King St., Suite 2207, Wilmington, DE 19801 (Attn: Mark Kenney); (iv) counsel to the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Delaware; (v) counsel to the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors; (vi) counsel to the prepetition secured lenders; (vii) counsel to the proposed post-petition secured lender; and (viii) all parties requesting notice pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002 (each a "Notice Party" and collectively, the "Notice Parties"). All Monthly Fee Applications shall comply with the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, and the Local Rules. b) Each Notice Party will have fifteen (15) days after service of a Monthly Fee Application to object thereto (the "Objection Deadline"). If no objections are raised prior to the expiration of the Objection Deadline, the Professional submitting the Monthly Fee Application shall file a certificate of no objection with the Court, after which the Debtor shall be authorized to pay such Professional an amount equal to 80% ofthe fees and 100% ofthe expenses requested in its Monthly Fee Application (the "Maximum Interim Payment"). If an objection is properly filed pursuant to subparagraph (c) below, the Debtor shall be authorized to pay the Professional 80% of the fees and 100% of the expenses not subject to an objection (the "Actual Interim Payment"). The first Monthly Fee Application submitted by each Professional shall cover the period from the Petition Date through and including July 31, 2012. c) If any Notice Party objects to a Professionals Monthly Fee Application, such Notice Party must, on or before the expiration of the Objection Deadline, file with the Court and serve on such Professional and each other Notice Party a written objection (the "Objection") so as to be received on or before the Objection Deadline. Any such Objection shall identity with specificity the objectionable fees01:12260145.6 2
  • 14. and/or expenses, including the amount of such objected to fees and/or expenses, and the basis for such Objection. Thereafter, the objecting party and the affected Professional may attempt to resolve the Objection on a consensual basis. If the parties are unable to reach a resolution within 20 days after service of the Objection, the affected Professional may either: (i) file a response to the Objection with the Court, together with a request for payment of the difference, if any, between the Maximum Interim Payment and the Actual Interim Payment made to such Professional (the "Incremental Amount"); or (ii) forego payment of the Incremental Amount until the next interim or final fee application hearing, at which time the Court will consider and rule on the Objection if requested by the parties. d) Beginning with the approximate three month period from the Petition Date and ending on September 30, 2012, and at each three month period thereafter, each Professional shall file with the Court and serve on the Notice Parties an application (an "Interim Fee Application") for interim allowance of compensation and reimbursement of expenses sought in the Monthly Fee Applications filed during such three month period (the "Interim Fee Period") pursuant to section 331 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Interim Fee Application must identify the covered Monthly Fee Applications and include any other information requested by the Court or required by the Local Rules. Interim Fee Applications shall be filed with the Court and served on the Notice Parties within 45 days after the end of the applicable Interim Fee Period. Each Professional shall file its first Interim Fee Application on or before November 14, 2012, and the first Interim Fee Application shall cover the Interim Fee Period from the Petition Date through and including September 30, 2012. e) The Debtor shall request that the Court schedule a hearing on Interim Fee Applications at least once every six (6) months or at such other intervals as the Court deems appropriate. f) The pendency of an Objection to payment of compensation or reimbursement of expenses shall not disqualify a Professional from the future payment of compensation or reimbursement of expenses pursuant to the Compensation Procedures. g) Neither (i) the payment of or the failure to pay, in whole or in part, monthly interim compensation and reimbursement of expenses under the Compensation Procedures, nor (ii) the filing of or the failure to file an Objection to any Monthly Fee Application or Interim Fee Application will bind any party in interest or the Court with respect to the allowance of interim or final applications for compensation for services rendered and reimbursement of expenses of Professionals. All fees and expenses paid to Professionals in accordance with the Compensation Procedures are subject to disgorgement until final allowance by the Court. 3. Each member of the Committee is permitted to submit statements of expenses (excluding the fees and expenses of third-party counsel to individual Committee01:12260145.6 3
  • 15. members) and supporting vouchers to the Committees counsel, which counsel shall collect and submit the Committee members requests for reimbursement in accordance with the Compensation Procedures; provided that approval of these Compensation Procedures does not authorize payment of such expenses to the extent that such authorization does not exist under the Bankruptcy Code, applicable Third Circuit law, the Bankruptcy Rules, the Local Rules, or the practices of this Court. 4. Service of the Monthly Fee Applications, Interim Fee Applications, final fee applications and Hearing Notices (as defined herein) in this chapter 11 case in the following manner is hereby authorized and approved: (i) the Notice Parties shall be entitled to receive the Monthly Fee Applications, Interim Fee Applications, final fee applications, and notices of any hearing thereon (the "Hearing Notices") and (ii) the parties in interest requesting notice pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2002 shall be entitled to receive only the Interim Fee Applications and Hearing Notices. 5. All time periods reference in this Order shall be calculated in accordance with Bankruptcy Rule 9006(a). 6. This Court shall retain jurisdiction with respect to all matters arising from or related to the implementation and interpretation of this Order. Dated: Wilmington, Delaware July _ _ , 2012 Christopher S. Sontchi United States Bankruptcy Judge01:12260145.6 4