Court Appoints Judge Rosen as Mediator in the City of Detroit Chapter 9 Bankruptcy Case
On August 13, 2013, the Bankruptcy Court entered Mediation Order [Docket No. 322] in the City of Detroit Bankruptcy Case. The Mediation Order appoints Judge Rosen, the Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, mediator. The Order authorizes Judge Rosen to designate additional mediators. While mediation is non-binding, participation in the mediation process can be compulsory. The Mediation Order permits the Bankruptcy Court to refer any matter to Judge Rosen for mediation, and Judge Rosen may direct the disputing parties to engage in the mediation process.