Detroit bankruptcy mediation hearing is Sept. 17

Parties ordered to appear at Detroit bankruptcy mediation hearing

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DETROIT - The first mediation hearing for Detroit's Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy filing will be 11 a.m. Sept. 17.

Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr will be joined by the city's retirement systems, unions, Downtown Development Authority, state of Michigan representatives, U.S. Bank National Association and Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette. They will appear before Judge Steven Rhodes, who has been assigned to hear the case.

View: Court order for mediation hearing

Each party is ordered to be represented by no more than two attorneys and two party representatives.

The hearing will be held in Detroit federal court.

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