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Order Authorizing Retention And Appointment Of Claims And Agent And Granting Related Relief

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03/2016 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK ___________________________________ · In re: : : : : : : Debtors : ___________________________________ · Case No. __________ Chapter 11 ORDER AUTHORIZING RETENTION AND APPOINTMENT OF [name of claims and noticing agent] AS CLAIMS AND NOTICING AGENT UNDER 28 U.S.C. § 156(c), 11 U.S.C. § 105(a), AND S.D.N.Y. LBR 5075-1 AND GRANTING RELATED RELIEF Upon the application (the "Application") of [name of Debtors], Debtors and Debtors in possession (the "Debtors"), for an order authorizing the retention and appointment of [name of claims and noticing agent] as Claims and Noticing Agent ("Claims and Noticing Agent"), under 28 U.S.C. §156(c), Section 105(a) of the Bankruptcy Code1, and S.D.N.Y. LBR 5075-1 to, among other things, (i) distribute required notices to parties in interest, (ii) receive, maintain, docket and otherwise administer the proofs of claim filed in the Debtors' chapter 11 cases, and (iii) provide such other administrative services ­ as required by the Debtors ­ that would fall within the purview of services to be provided by the Clerk's Office and upon the affidavit of ______________________________ submitted in support of the Application; and the Debtors having estimated that there are in excess of [1,000] creditors in these chapter 11 cases, many of which are expected to file proofs of claim, and it appearing that the receiving, docketing and maintaining of proofs of claim would be unduly time consuming and burdensome for the Clerk; and the Court being authorized under 28 U.S.C. §156(c) to utilize, at the Debtors' expense, outside agents and facilities to provide notices to parties in title 11 cases and to receive, docket, maintain, photocopy and transmit proofs of claim; and the Court being satisfied that Claims and Capitalized terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Application. 1 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Noticing Agent has the capability and experience to provide such services and that Claims and Noticing Agent does not hold an interest adverse to the Debtors or the estates respecting the matters upon which it is to be engaged; and good and sufficient notice of the Application having been given; and no other or further notice being required; and it appearing that the employment of Claims and Noticing Agent is in the best interests of the Debtors, the estates and creditors; and sufficient cause appearing therefor; it is hereby ORDERED, that, notwithstanding the terms of the Engagement Letter attached to the Application, the Application is approved solely as set forth in this Order; and it is further ORDERED, that the Debtors are authorized to retain Claims and Noticing Agent effective [date] under the terms of the Engagement Agreement, and Claims and Noticing Agent is authorized and directed to perform noticing services and to receive, maintain, record and otherwise administer the proofs of claim filed in these chapter 11 cases, and all related tasks, all as described in the Application (the "Claims and Noticing Services"); and it is further ORDERED, that Claims and Noticing Agent shall serve as the custodian of court records and shall be designated as the authorized repository for all proofs of claim filed in these chapter 11 cases and is authorized and directed to maintain official Claims Registers for each of the Debtors, to provide public access to every proof of claim unless otherwise ordered by the Court and to provide the Clerk with a certified duplicate thereof upon the request of the Clerk; and it is further ORDERED, that Claims and Noticing Agent is authorized and directed to obtain a post office box or address for the receipt of proofs of claim; and it is further ORDERED, that Claims and Noticing Agent is authorized to take such other action to comply with all duties set forth in the Application; and it is further ORDERED, that the Debtors are authorized to compensate Claims and Noticing Agent in accordance with the terms of the Engagement Agreement upon the receipt of reasonably 2 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com detailed invoices setting forth the services provided by Claims and Noticing Agent and the rates charged for each, and to reimburse Claims and Noticing Agent for all reasonable and necessary expenses it may incur, upon the presentation of appropriate documentation, without the need for Claims and Noticing Agent to file fee applications or otherwise seek Court approval for the compensation of its services and reimbursement of its expenses; and it is further ORDERED, that Claims and Noticing Agent shall maintain records of all services showing dates, categories of services, fees charged and expenses incurred, and shall serve monthly invoices on the Debtors, the office of the United States Trustee, counsel for the Debtors, counsel for any official committee, if any, monitoring the expenses of the Debtors and any partyin-interest who specifically requests service of the monthly invoices; and it is further ORDERED, that the parties shall meet and confer in an attempt to resolve any dispute which may arise relating to the Engagement Agreement or monthly invoices, and that the parties may seek resolution of the matter from the Court if resolution is not achieved; and it is further ORDERED, that pursuant to section 503(b)(1)(A) of the Bankruptcy Code, the fees and expenses of Claims and Noticing Agent under this Order shall be an administrative expense of the Debtors' estates; and it is further ORDERED, that Claims and Noticing Agent may apply its retainer to all pre-petition invoices, which retainer shall be replenished to the original retainer amount, and thereafter, Claims and Noticing Agent may hold its retainer under the Engagement Agreement during the chapter 11 cases as security for the payment of fees and expenses incurred under the Engagement Agreement; and it is further ORDERED, that the Debtors shall indemnify Claims and Noticing Agent under the terms of the Engagement Agreement; and it is further 3 American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com ORDERED, that all requests by Claims and Noticing Agent for the payment of indemnification as set forth in the [Application and/or Engagement Letter] shall be made by means of an application to the Court and shall be subject to review by the Court to ensure that payment of such indemnity conforms to the terms of the [Application and/or Engagement Lett

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