plan of reorganization


plan of reorganization
USA
Also known as plan.
A comprehensive document prepared by a debtor or its creditors detailing how the debtor will continue to operate or liquidate, and how it plans to pay the claims of its creditors over a fixed period of time. The plan must categorize claims into various classes, describe the treatment of each class under the plan and specify how the debtor will implement its terms. The plan, along with a court-approved disclosure statement, is distributed to creditors for voting. The bankruptcy court and creditors must approve the plan before it is executed.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

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