On June 19, 2014, an objection to the application for interim approval of professional compensation was filed in the bankruptcy case of First Mariner Bancorp and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 244 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection to Professional Fees on behalf of US Trustee – Baltimore Filed by Hugh M. (UST) Bernstein (related document(s) Application for Compensation filed by Financial Advisor Sandler ONeill + Partners, L.P.). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit 1 -Press Release re National Penn stock repurchase # (2) Exhibit 2 – Transcript of Auction # (3) Exhibit 3 – Press Release re TF Financial) (Bernstein, Hugh)
First Mariner Bancorp filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 10, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Maryland. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-11952. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Rice. The law firm of Yumkas, Vidmar & Sweeney, LLC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to First Mariner Bancorp in the bankruptcy case.