§ 1519

In re Worldwide Educ. Servs.

Voluntary liquidator of chapter 15 debtor filed a motion for preliminary stay, seeking the imposition of the automatic stay under 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(a) pending the outcome of his petition for recognition of foreign proceedings.
Ruling: 
Foreign representative denied stay of two lawsuits that were on the verge of trial.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 17,2013, LexisNexis #0713-067

In re Pro-Fit Holdings Ltd.

Petitioners, the joint administrators of three chapter 15 debtors, sought provisional relief under 11 U.S.C.S. § 1519 to apply 11 U.S.C.S. § 362 to stay the enforcement of a U.S. district court order, following judgment on the merits, attaching the U.S. assets of the debtors. Initially the administrators sought a temporary restraining order, but then modified their request. Two creditors were also before the court.
Ruling: 
Application of stay was appropriate provisional relief to bar enforcement of district court order pending recognition of debtors' foreign proceeding.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 11,2008, LexisNexis #1108-130
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