November 1, 2020 – CBL & Associates Properties, Inc and 176 affiliated Debtors (NYSE:  CBL; “CBL” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of Texas, lead case number 20-35226. The Debtors, owners and operators of a mall portfolio comprised of 107 properties totaling 66.7 million…

October 30, 2020 – FIC Restaurants, Inc. and four affiliated Debtors (dba Friendly's; “Friendlys” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 20-12807. The Debtors, operators of a chain of casual dining restaurants with a focus on ice cream, are represented by…

October 30, 2020 – The Debtors notified the Court that their Amended Chapter 11 Plan had become effective as of October 30, 2020 [Docket No. 227]. The Court had previously confirmed the Debtors’ Plan on October 13, 2020 [Docket No. 217]. On July 23, 2020, IMH Financial Corporation (“IMH” or the “Debtor”) filed for Chapter…

October 30, 2020 – The Debtors notified the Court that their Second Joint Amended Chapter 11 Plan had become effective as of October 30, 2020 [Docket No. 897]. The Court had previously confirmed the Plan on August 14, 2020 [Docket No. 705].  On May 10, 2020, Stage Stores, Inc. and one affiliated Debtor (NYSE: SSI;…

October 30, 2020 – The Debtors notified the Court that their Second Amended Chapter 11 Plan of Liquidation had become effective as of October 30, 2020 [Docket No. 635]. The Court had previously confirmed the Debtors’ Plan on October 8, 2020 [Docket No. 619]. On December 18, 2019, High Ridge Brands Co. and eight affiliated…

October 30, 2020 – The Debtors notified the Court that their Wind-Down Plan had become effective as of October 30, 2020 [Docket No. 843]. The Court had previously confirmed the Debtors’ Plan on October 5, 2020 [Docket No. 806]. On January 22, 2020, in order to further a “strategic sale process,” Fairway Group Holdings Corp….