On May 15, 2009, DBSD North America, Inc. [and certain of its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, the "Debtors")] filed voluntary petitions for reorganization under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York (the "Court"). The Debtors' cases were jointly administered under case number 09-13061.
On May 23, 2011, the Debtors filed their Joint Plan of Reorganization (the "Plan") and supporting disclosure statement. After notice and a hearing, the Court entered an order confirming the Plan on July 5, 2011. On March 9, 2012 the Plan went effective, and on February 4, 2013, the Court entered a final decree.