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In Re The Financial Oversight and Management Board for Puerto Rico, 17-1831

Reversing the district court's denial of a motion for intervention by the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors in an adversarial proceeding against the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, which was seeking debt adjustment under the Bankruptcy Code as incorporated in the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act because the Bankruptcy Code as incorporated includes an unconditional right to intervene.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/09/22




  • United States First Circuit