cramdown
cramdown
confirmation of a plan of reorganization over the objections of one or more classes of creditors (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

The action by which the court may order a plan approved over the negative vote of a class of dissenting creditors.
also see plan (Bernstein's Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terminology)


United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012.

cramdown
The action by which the court may order a plan approved over the negative vote of a class of dissenting creditors. also see Plan

US Bankruptcy 2012.


Glossary of Bankruptcy.

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