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Professional Fees in Corporate BankruptciesData, Analysis, and Evaluation$

Lynn M. LoPucki and Joseph W. Doherty

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780195337723

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337723.001.0001

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(p.277) appendix b. Variables used

(p.277) appendix b. Variables used

Source:
Professional Fees in Corporate Bankruptcies
Publisher:
Oxford University Press

This list includes all variables used in this book, and all variables from which those variables were derived. The listed variables appear in the 2007AttyFeeStudy.xls spreadsheet, in the Applications and Objections Tables of the Fee Objections database, and in the Stata do-files. The files are posted at http://lopucki.law.ucla.edu/ProfessionalFees. The files include a Microsoft Access database of these variable names.

Variable Names

Variable Descriptions

363Sale

Label for saleall

503bApp

Section 503(b), not section 330(a), was the basis for this fee application

acct

The professional was an accountant

Accountant

Label for acct

AcctFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to accountants by the court

airlines

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification major group is Airlines

Airlines

Label for airlines

AssetLiab

(AssetsScheduled + LiabScheduled)/2 Lubben measure of debtor size

Assets

Label for AssetsScheduled

AssetsScheduled

Debtor’s assets in millions of dollars, as shown on Exhibit A to the debtor’s bankruptcy petition. Synonymous with Assets. Source: BRD.

atty

The professional was a law firm

Attorney

Label for atty

AttyFeeExpApp

The amount of fees and expenses applied for by attorneys

AttyFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to attorneys by the court

AttyFeeOrd

The amount of fees awarded to attorneys by the court

AttyFeeStudy

Last year included in this data collection. “2002,” “2004,” or “2007”

attyfirms

Category of variables that are the names of DIP lead bankruptcy attorneys (for Chow Test). A firm must have five roles to be included.

DIPLeadAttorneys

Label for attyfirms

beatty

Judge Prudence Carter Beatty made the fee awards

Beatty

Label for beatty

BiggestForCase

Enter “9” if this is the biggest fee and expense award in this case

BillBeforeFile

Days from filing to first date on which professional performed services (negative numbers indicate billings for prepetition services)

bkatty

DIP bankruptcy attorney

blackstone

Blackstone was the DIP’s lead financial advisor

Blackstone

Label for blackstone

CaseNumber

The number assigned to this case by the bankruptcy court. Source: BRD.

cc

The professional’s client was the creditors committee

CcLeadAtty

The name of the creditors committee’s lead attorney

CcLeadAttyFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to the creditors committee’s lead attorney

CcLeadFa

The name of the creditors committee’s lead financial advisor

CcLeadFaFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to the creditors committee’s lead financial advisor

City

City in which this case was processed. Winn-Dixie differs from XCityFiled

CityFiled

Label for XCityFiled

Client

Abandoned field. Use ClientCategory instead.

ClientCategory

Categories of the professional firms’ client. Values include creditors committee, DIP, court, creditors committee, and several others

CompanyName

The name of the debtor, with a sequential number for identification

Compliance Study

Is this case 1 of 30 in the Rule 2016 compliance study?

CoNameShort

First word of the company name, plus year to distinguish US Air cases. Identical to XCoNameShort

consult

Same as consultants

consultants

Profession is consultant. ProfessionNum = 5.

Consultants

Label for consultants

CoSold

Was the debtor’s business or a controlling interest in the debtor’s business auctioned by the bankruptcy court? “Piecemeal” in this field means the business was closed prior to the sale.

court

The professional was appointed by the court and had no client

Court

Label for court

CPIndexAtConf

Consumer Price Index in the month of plan confirmation. Source: BRD.

creditinstitution

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification major group is Credit Institution

CreditInstitution

Label for creditinstitution

CreditorsCommittee

Label for cc

DateConfirmed

Date on which the judge entered the plan confirmation order. Source: BRD. Same as XDateConfirmed

DateConfirmed

Calculated from DateFiled and DaysIn, should be the same as DateConfirmed and XDateConfirmed

DateFiled

Date on which the debtor filed the bankruptcy case. Source: BRD.

DateRetained

Date DIP retained DIP lead bankruptcy attorney. Earlier of first payment, reported date, or engagement letter.

DaysAll

DaysBef plus DaysIn

DaysBef

Days from retention of DIP lead bankruptcy attorney to filing

DaysIn

Days from DateFiled to DateConfirmed

DE

The case was filed in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court. Generated from DENYOT.

dedist

The case was assigned to a Delaware District Judge. Generated from DENYOT.

DelawareCourt

Label for DE

DelawareDistrict Court

Label for dedist

DENYOT

Was the case filed in Delaware (DE), New York (NY), or some other court? Winn-Dixie differs from DEOTNY

DEOTNY

Was the case processed in Delaware (DE), New York (NY), or some other court? Winn-Dixie differs from DENYOT

dip

The professional’s client was the Debtor-in-Possession.

DIP

Label for dip

DipAcct

Professional is a DIP Accountant

DipAcctMiscFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to professionals other than attorneys and financial advisors

DipAcctMiscFeeOrd

The amount of fees awarded to professionals other than attorneys and financial advisors

dipatty

Attorney for the Debtor-in-Possession

DipAtty

Label for dipatty

DipAttyFeeExpApp

The amount of fees and expenses applied for by DIP attorneys

DipAttyFeeOrd

The amount of fees awarded to DIP attorneys by the court

DIPBkAtty

Label for bkatty

DipBkAttyExpApp

The amount of DIP bankruptcy attorneys expenses applied for

DipBkAttyFeeApp

The amount of DIP bankruptcy attorneys fees applied for

DipBkAttyFeeExp0Cut

DipBkAttyFeeExpCut with negative numbers increased to zero

DipBkAttyFeeExpApp

The amount of fees and expenses applied for by DIP bankruptcy attorneys

DipBkAttyFeeExpCut

The amount of DIP bankruptcy attorneys fees and expenses applied for minus the amount awarded

DipBkAttyFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to DIP bankruptcy attorneys by the court

DipBkAttyFeeExpZCut

Label for DipBkAttyFeeExp0Cut

DipFa

The professional is a DIP financial advisor

DipFaFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to DIP financial advisors who filed fee applications

DipFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to DIP professionals by the court

DipLawyer

Was the professional firm (1) lead DIP Bk attorney (2) other DIP Bk attorney (3) foreign or international DIP Bk attorney?

DipLawyer1

Enter “1” if this professional is a DIP bankruptcy attorney

DipLeadAttorneys

Label for attyfirms

DipLeadBkAtty

The name of the DIP lead bankruptcy attorney

DipLeadBkAtty FeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to the DIP lead bankruptcy attorneys by the court

DipLeadBkAtty FeeExpOrdAll

The amount of fees and expenses paid to the DIP lead bankruptcy attorney before the filing of the case plus the amount awarded by the court

DipLeadBkAtty FeeExpOrdBef

The amount of fees and expenses paid to the DIP lead bankruptcy attorney before the filing of the case

DipLeadFa

The name of the DIP lead financial advisor

DipLeadFaFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to DIP lead financial advisors who filed fee applications

dipleadfinad

Dummy variable indicating whether a fee application is from a DIP lead financial advisor

DipLeadFinAd

Label for dipleadfinad

DIPLeadFinancialAdvisors

Label for fafirms

DIPSpecAtty

Enter “8” if this professional is a DIP Attorney but not a DIP bankruptcy attorney. Dummy variable.

DipSpecAttyFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to DIP special attorneys who filed fee applications (that is, excluding ordinary course professionals)

Distance

Distance from the DIP lead bankruptcy attorneys’ offices to the court. Values are long, short or mixed, and local. “Short” is 150 miles or less.

DistNum

Distance expressed as a number. 1 is long, 2 is short or mixed, 3 is local lawyer as DIP lead bankruptcy attorney.

dktresid

The set of residuals from a regression in which Docket is the dependent variable

docket

Generated from DocketNumConf. The docket number of the plan confirmation order.

Docket

Label for docket

Docket#

Number of documents docketed during first week of the case

DocketNumConf

Docket number of the plan confirmation order. Source: BRD.

docketresidual

The residuals from a regression in which docket is the dependant variable

DocketResidual

Label for dktresid and label for docketresidual

Dup

If the firm had more than one role in the same case, the roles are distinguished as “1” or “2”. The same number appears on FirmShort.

ec

An equity committee was the professional’s client

Emerge

Categorical variable that indicates a stand alone company emerged from bankruptcy pursuant to a confirmed plan. Source: BRD. Also a label for emerge1.

emerge1

Dummy variable that indicates a stand alone company emerged from bankruptcy pursuant to a confirmed plan. Numeric version of Emerge

employees

The number of persons employed by the debtor prior to filing. Same as XNumEmplBefore

Employees

Label for employees and label for XnumEmplBefore

equity

The ratio of debtor’s assets to liabilities at filing. [AssetsScheduled] divided by [LiabScheduled]

EquityCommittee

Label for ec

ernst

Ernst and Young was the debtor’s lead financial advisor

Ernst

Label for ernst

exp

Expenses of committees or committee members, unaccompanied by a claim for fees

ExpApp

The amount of expense reimbursement sought in the final fee application

Expenses

Label for exp and label for ExpApp

Experience

The number of study cases in which the DIP’s lead bankruptcy attorney served in that role (case level)

Experience

The number of 2002 or 2004 study cases in which the professional served in any role (application level)

experience

Same as one of the definitions of Experience

ExpExpOrd

The amount of committee expenses awarded by the court

ExpOrd

The amount of expenses awarded by the court

fa

The professional is a financial advisor

FaFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to financial advisors by the court

fafirms

Category of variables that are the names of DIP lead financial advisors (for Chow Test)

Fee/Employment Applicant

Amount of fees sought for preparation of employment and fee applications

Fee/Employment Objection

Amount of fees sought for review of and objections to the employement and fee applications of others

FeeApp

The amount of fees sought in the final fee application, excluding fees sought for the work of paralegals

FeeAppPara

The amount of fees sought in the final fee application for the work of paralegals

FeeAppTot

The total amount of fees sought in the final fee application for the work of professionals and paralegals

feecom

Did the court appoint a fee reviewer? Includes fee examiners, fee auditors, fee committees, and fee review committees. Numeric of FeeCommi

feecomapp

Interaction between FeeExpApp and FeeCommittee

FeeCommi

Did the court appoint a fee reviewer? Includes fee examiners, fee auditors, fee committees, and fee review committees.

FeeCommittee

Label for feecom and label for FeeCommi

FeeCompliance

Did the final fee application contain a breakdown of fees by category, showing the amounts attributable to fee control?

feecomply

Dummy variable for FeeCompliance

feecomres

Interaction between feecom and resid

FeeExp0Cut

FeeExpCut with negative numbers increased to zero (this variable is the same as FeeExpZCut)

FeeExpApp

The amount of fees and expenses applied for

FeeExpApp

Sum of the amount of fees and expenses sought in the final fee application, including paralegal fees

FeeExpAppResiduals

Residuals from the regression predicting application amounts

FeeExpCut

Label for feeexpcut

feeexpcut

The amount of fees and expenses applied for minus the amount awarded. Includes negative values.

FeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded by the court

FeeExpOrdAll

The amount of fees and expenses paid prior to filing [FeeExpOrdBef] plus the amount awarded [FeeExpOrd]

FeeExpOrdBef

The amount of bankruptcy fees and expenses paid by the debtor prior to filing. From SOFA question 9, less retainers held at filing.

FeeExpZCut

FeeExpCut with negative numbers increased to zero (this variable is the same as FeeExp0Cut)

FeeExpZCutPct

FeeExpZCut as a percentage of fees and expenses sought, FeeExpApp

FeeFeeTotal

Sum of Fee/Employment Objection plus Fee/Employment Applicant

FeeFeeTotalPct

Fees and expenses sought for fee control, FeeFeeTotal, as a percentage of all fees and expenses sought, FeeExpApp

FeeJudge

The name of the judge who signed a majority of the final fee orders

FeeOrd

The amount of fees awarded by the court

FeeZCut

FeeCut with negative numbers increased to zero

FeeZCutPct

FeeZCut as a percentage of fees sought, FeeAppTot

finance

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is H

Finance

Label for finance

FinancialAdvisor

Label for fa

FirmCity

City of DIP lead bankruptcy attorneys’ office. If the firm has offices in more than one city, the city from which time records show the case was run.

FirmNum

FirmCity expressed as a number. Not available = 0, New York = 1, Other = 2, Wilmington, Delaware = 3, Hybrid = 4

Firms

Name of the professional firm

FirmShort

Short version of the firm name, used for objection matching

Firmtype

FirmCity expressed as a categorical variable

From

Beginning of the period covered by the final fee application (application level)

gonzalez

Judge Arthur J. Gonzalez made the fee awards

Gonzalez

Label for gonzalez

gotcut

Fees and expenses awarded were less than fees and expenses applied for by more than $10

GotCut

Label for gotcut

gropper

Judge Alan L. Gropper made the fee awards

Gropper

Label for gropper

High

Enter “1” if fee application indicates the highest billing rate for the firm

Highratefirm

Highest rate billed by any attorney in the firm (from fee applications)

HighResidual

Dummy variable that has a value of 1 if the fee application is for an amount higher than predicted

houlihan

Houlihan Lokey was the debtor’s lead financial advisor

Houlihan

Label for houlihan

industry

Category of variables that are the names of industries (for Chow Test)

Industry

Label for industry

jones

Jones Day was the DIP’s lead bankruptcy attorney

Jones

Label for jones

judges

Category of variables that are the names of judges (for Chow Test)

Judges

Label for judges

JudgeType

Type of judge who signed the final fee orders, Delaware bankruptcy (DE), Delaware district (DE Dist), New York (NY), other court (Other)

lazard

Lazard Frere was the debtor’s lead financial advisor

Lazard

Label for lazard

LeadAttorney

Label for leadatty

leadatty

Lead attorney for DIP or creditors committee

leadccatty

Lead attorney for the creditors’ committee

LeadCCAtty

Label for leadccatty and label for LeadCCLawyer

LeadCcFa

Lead creditors committee financial advisor

LeadCCLawyer

Enter “1” if this professional is the lead creditors’ committee attorney

leaddipatty

Same as LeadDIPBkAtty

LeadDipAtty

Label for leaddipbkatty

leaddipbkatty

Lead bankruptcy law firm for the DIP, usually the bankruptcy law firm that received the largest fees and expenses in the case

LeadDipBkAtty

Label for leaddipbkatty

LeadDipFa

Lead DIP financial advisor

LeadFA

Enter “1” if this professional is the lead DIP financial advisor. Enter “2” if this professional is the lead creditors’ committee financial advisor.

LeadFa

Label for LeadFA

LiabScheduled

Debtor’s liabilities in millions of dollars, as reported at the time of bankruptcy filing. Source: BRD.

lifland

Judge Burton R. Lifland made the fee awards

Lifland

Label for lifland

Link

Concatenation of CoNameShort and FirmShort

Liquidation

CoSold expressed as a number, omitting debtors with no business. “No” and “piecemeal after” = o. “Piecemeal” is missing data.

Litigation

The percent of DIP lead bankruptcy attorneys fee and expenses paid for litigation work. From Guidelines categories.

Ln

Prefix indicating that the value is a natural log

manufacturing

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is D

Manufacturing

Label for manufacturing

milbank

Milband Tweed was the creditors’ committee’s lead attorney

Milbank

Label for milbank

miller

Miller Buckfire was the debtor’s lead financial advisor

Miller

Label for miller

MiscFeeExpOrd

The amount of fees and expenses awarded to miscellaneous professionals by the court

NoGenAccts

“1” is a case in which no fee application was made by the debtor’s accountants (as opposed to tax accountants or auditors)

nonrandom

Fee applications in the sample that were not randomly selected

NonRandomSample

Label for nonrandom

Notes

Notes made by the person entering data

NumObj

The number of objections filed in the case. See Chapter 9 of the book for an extensive definition. Also used as a label for NumObjApp. Also used for NumObjApp when one is added to log it.

NumObjApp

The number of objections to this application (application level). (Add one for logging to get “NumObj”.)

NewYorkCourt

Label for NY

NewYorkCourt*  DocketInteraction

Label for Nydocket

NY

Generated from DENYOT. The case was filed in the Manhattan Bankruptcy Court.

Nydocket

NewYorkCourt multiplied by Docket. This is an interaction variable

nyfirm

FirmNum expressed as a binary, “1” indicates that the DIP lead bankruptcy attorney is a New York law firm

ObjectorCategory

Label for XObjectorCategory

otherprof

Profession other than attorney, financial advisor, or accountant. ProfessionNum = 5

otterbourg

Otterbourg Steindler was the creditors’ committee’s lead attorney

Otterbourg

Label for otterbourg

ParaHours

The number of hours billed for the time of paralegals

Pararatefirm

FeeAppPara divided by ParaHours

PctParaHours

Paralegal hours as a percentage of the sum of ProfHours plus ParaHours

PlanClasses

Label for planclasses

planclasses

The number of classes of creditors and equity holders in the debtor’s reorganization plan. Source: BRD. Zero-payout classes and non-class groups such as administrative expenses were counted.

preneg

A case is prenegotiated (“1”) if a major group of creditors agreed to a term sheet prior to filing and the plan was not prepackaged. From Xprepackaged

Prenegotiated

Label for preneg

prepack

A case is prepackaged if creditors accepted the plan by vote prior to filing. Generated from Xprepackaged, 1 = prepackaged, o = not prepackaged

Prepackaged

Label for prepack

prepackneg

Generated from Xprepackaged. “1” if the case was Prepackaged or Prenegotiated.

PrepackNeg

Label for prepackneg

Profession

What was the applicant’s profession? Categories are more detailed than ProfessionNum; not used in the book. Also used as a label for ProfessionNum.

ProfessionNum

Number categorizing the fee applicant’s profession Attorney = 1, Financial Advisor = 2, Accountant = 3, None (expenses) = 4, Miscellaneous = 5

ProfFees10K

Professional fees and expenses in connection with reorganization, as reported in the debtor’s 10-Ks. Source: BRD.

ProfHours

The number of hours billed for the time of professionals

Profratefirm

Blended billing rate, which is the professional fees applied for FeeApp divided by the number of professional hours billed ProfHours

RandomDraw

First group of applications randomly selected for inclusion in the Cost of System Sub-study (obsolete)

RandomDrawCSS

All applications selected for inclusion in the Cost of System Sub-study, indicated as random or non random

RefileDate

Date this debtor refiled bankruptcy. Source: BRD.

RefileFive

This debtor refiled bankruptcy within five years of confirmation. Source: BRD.

resid

Residuals from the FeeExpApp regression in Table 10.5

retail

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is G

Retail

Label for retail

rhodes

Judge Steven W. Rhodes made the fee awards

Rhodes

Label for Rhodes

Role

The number of professionals who filed fee applications

Role

Narrative description of the professional’s role in the case, as described by the professional in filings

RoleAtty

The number of attorneys who filed fee applications. This variable includes special counsel. A firm may have more than one role in a case.

RoleDip

The number of DIP professionals who filed fee applications

RoleDipAcctMisc

The number of professionals other than attorneys and financial advisors who filed fee applications

RoleDIPAcctMisc

Enter “7” if this professional is a DIP professional with a ProfessionNum of (3) for accountant or (5) for miscellaneous

RoleDipAtty

The number of DIP attorneys who filed fee applications

RoleDipBkAtty

The number of DIP bankruptcy attorneys who filed fee applications

RoleDipFa

The number of DIP financial advisors who filed fee applications

RoleDipSpecAtty

The number of DIP special attorneys who filed fee applications

RoleExp

The number of committees that filed applications for expenses

RoleFa

The number of financial advisers who filed fee applications. We used descriptions of work to resolve dual classifications. This variable includes investment bankers and others.

RoleMisc

The number of miscellaneous professionals who filed fee applications

roles

The number of professional firms filing fee applications in the case

Roles

Label for Role and label for roles

rothschild

Rothschild was the debtor’s lead financial advisor

Rothschild

Label for rothschild

saleall

“1” = Debtor sold all or substantially all assets after filing and prior to confirmation. Generated from Xconfirmed in the BRD.

Sales

The debtor’s annual sales prior to bankruptcy, in millions of dollars. Source: BRD.

services

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is I

Services

Label for services

ShareholderEquity

Label for equity

Shop

Label for XShop and label for shop

shop

Numerical XShop, shopped case = 1

SicDiv

Standard Industrial Classification division code. Source: BRD.

SicDivision

Expanded SicDiv

SicMaj

Standard Industrial Classification major group code (groups with five or more cases in study)

SicMajGroup

SicMaj expanded and for all cases. Source: BRD.

solvency

Did the debtor’s assets exceed its liabilities before bankruptcy? If AssetsScheduled are greater than LiabScheduled, this variable is “1.”

Solvency

Label for solvency

specatty

Same as DIPSpecAtty

specdipatty

Same as DIPSpecAtty

Study

Is this case in the 2002, 2004, or 2007 sample?

telecom

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification major group is communications

Telecom

Label for telecom

TimebyProject

Did applicant arrange time by project categories in final fee application or attachments?

To

End of the period covered by the final fee application

TopRateDipLeadBkAtty

The highest rate billed by a lawyer in the DipLeadBkAtty firm, as shown on the Application to Employ

transequip

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification major group is Transportation Equipment

TransEquip

Label for transequip

transportation

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is E

Transportation

Label for transportation

walsh

Judge Peter J. Walsh made the fee awards

Walsh

Label for walsh

weil

Weil Gotshal was the DIP’s lead bankruptcy attorney.

Weil

Label for weil

wholesale

Debtor’s Standard Industrial Classification division is F

Wholesale

Label for wholesale

willkie

Willkie Farr was the DIP’s lead bankruptcy attorney

Willkie

Label for willkie

X503bMatch

Enter “yes” if this objection was matched to a section 503(b) application

Xagainst

The name of the applicant whose fees or expenses are the target of this objection

XAgainstShortName

Short name of the person objection was filed against

XCityFiled

City in which this case was filed. Source: BRD.

XCompanyName

Full name of the debtor company. Differs from CompanyName in that it does not contain identifying numbers.

XCoNameShort

First word of the debtor’s name. Field is identical to CoNameShort.

Xconfirmed

“363 sale confirmed” if the debtor sold all or substantially all assets prior to confirmation. Source: BRD.

XDateConfirmed

Date plan was confirmed. Same as DateConfirmed field.

XDateObjFiled

Date fee objection was filed

XDateWithdrawn

Date on which this objection was withdrawn (as a result of informal withdrawals, this field is probably insufficient for drawing any conclusions)

XDaysConfObjection

Days from plan confirmation to the filing of this objection. Negative numbers indicate filing before confirmation.

XDaysIn

The number of days from the filing of the case to the confirmation of the plan

XDistFiled

The federal district in which this case was filed. Source: BRD.

Xdup

If the applicant made more than one application in the case, this number identifies the one objected to

XFiledBy

Name of entity making this objection

XNameCorp

Name of the 10-K filing debtor. Source: BRD.

XNumAgainst

The total number of fee applications objected to in the document containing this objection

XnumEmplBefore

The debtor’s number of employees prior to filing. Source: BRD.

XObjBeforeConf

Enter “yes” if this objection was filed before confirmation, else “post”

XObjectorCategory

Same as XObjectorRole, but with data organized into fewer categories

XObjectorCombination

Did objection to this application come from U.S. Trustee, private objector, or both?

XObjectorRole

Objector’s role in the case, e.g., Debtor, Creditor, Creditors committee, shareholder of debtor, etc.

Xprepackaged

Was the case prepackaged (yes), prenegotiated (prenegotiated), or neither (no)? Source: BRD.

XRecord number

Key field using unique numbers supplied by the Access program

XRepeater

Repeat objection. Enter “yes” if this is a later objection by the same objector against the same application

XRepeatTarget

Repeat target. Enter “yes” if this is a later objection by a different objector against the same application

XShop

Was the case filed in a court other than the one where the debtor was headquartered? Dummy variable. Source: BRD.

Xunmatched

Enter “yes” if this objection could not be matched to an application

Xunmatched1

This is the link field by which objections are matched to applications

XYearFiled

The calendar year in which the case was filed. Source: BRD.

YearConfirmed

Label for yearconfirmed

yearconfirmed

Year court entered the confirmation order. Calculated from DateConfirmed.

YearFiled

Label for XYearFiled

YearRetained

Year of DateRetained

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