In re: DB Holdings Liquidation, Inc., et al.
Recommendation that Bankruptcy Appeal be withdrawn from mandatory mediation. Signed by Judge Mary Pat Thynge on 6/26/17. (cak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF DELAWARE
In re: DB HOLDINGS LIQUIDATION, INC.
KOMODO CLOUD, LLC
DB HOLDING LIQUIDATION, INC. f/k/a
DIRECTBUY HOLDINGS, INC. and
CSC GENERATION, INC.
C. A. No. 17-605-GMS
C.A. No. 17-606 GMS
BAP No. 17-16
Bankruptcy Case No. 16-12435 CCS
At Wilmington this 26TH day of June, 2017.
WHEREAS, pursuant to paragraph 2(a) of the Procedures to Govern
Mediation of Appeals from the United States Bankruptcy Court for this District dated
September 11, 2012, the court conducted an initial review, which included information
from counsel, to determine the appropriateness of mediation in these matters;
WHEREAS, as a result of the above screening process, the issues
involved in this case are not amenable to mediation and mediation at this stage would
not be a productive exercise, a worthwhile use of judicial resources nor warrant the
expense of the process. Although Appellant feels mediation is appropriate, Appellees
do not. According to Appellees, significant time was devoted to settlement negotiations
between CSC and Komodo while the parties’ disputes were pending in the Bankruptcy
Court, which included the assistance of Judge Sontchi on March 2, 2017, without
success. Therefore, in light of the parties’ positions, mediation does not appear to be
THEREFORE, IT IS RECOMMENDED that, pursuant to paragraph 2(a)
Procedures to Govern Mediation of Appeals from the United States Bankruptcy Court
for this District and 28 U.S.C. § 636(b), these matters be withdrawn from the mandatory
referral for mediation. The parties are advised of their right to file objections to this
Recommendation pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B), FED. R. CIV. P. 72(a) and D.
DEL. LR 72.1.
Local counsel are obligated to inform out-of-state counsel of this Order.
/s/ Mary Pat Thynge
Chief U.S. Magistrate Judge
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