Scouts reach Ch. 11 Dealing with Roman Catholic groups

By Vince Sullivan (March 18, 2022, 6:05 p.m. EDT) — The Boy Scouts of America announced a Chapter 11 settlement Friday with an ad hoc group of Roman Catholic entities, telling a Delaware bankruptcy judge that the settlement resolves the group’s objections to the debtor’s proposed plan to process thousands of child sexual abuse claims.

At the start of the fifth day of the Boy Scouts’ plan confirmation trial, debtor attorney Jessica Lauria of White & Case LLP said the deal was reached late Thursday and included an increased advisory role for chartered organizations. who sponsor individual scouting groups. The Catholic group will withdraw its objections and…

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