NEW YORK--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Following a request (available here) made by Abraham, Fruchter & Twersky, LLP the Office of the United States Trustee (the “U.S. Trustee”) has invited shareholders of Florida Gaming Corporation (“Florida Gaming” or the “Company”) (OTCQB:FGMGQ) to express their interest in serving on a committee of equity security holders (“Equity Committee”) in connection with Florida Gaming’s recent bankruptcy filing in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida (the “Bankruptcy Court”), Case No. 13-29598-RAM.
Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, the U.S. Trustee may appoint an Equity Committee to participate in the bankruptcy proceedings and to represent the interests of all shareholders. Equity Committee membership affords interested shareholders an additional opportunity to participate in the reorganization process. An official Equity Committee is authorized by the Bankruptcy Code, subject to Bankruptcy Court approval, to select and employ an attorney and other necessary professionals. The fees of such professionals, with Bankruptcy Court approval, may be paid from available assets, if any, of the bankruptcy estate. Furthermore, actual expenses of Equity Committee members may be reimbursed from available assets.
If you are a shareholder of Florida Gaming common or preferred stock and would like to express your interest in serving on an Equity Committee you must contact the U.S. Trustee at Suite 1204, 51 SW First Avenue, Miami, Florida 33130, no later than October 4, 2013.
If you would like to discuss this matter, or if you have any questions concerning your legal rights, please contact: Jeffrey S. Abraham or Philip T. Taylor of Abraham, Fruchter & Twersky, LLP toll free at (800) 440-8986, or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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