If the district court or BAP has a mediation procedure applicable to bankruptcy appeals, the clerk must notify the parties promptly after docketing the appeal of:
(a) the requirements of the mediation procedure; and
(b) any effect the mediation procedure has on the time to file briefs.
(Added Apr. 25, 2014, eff. Dec. 1, 2014.)
Committee Notes on Rules—2014
This rule is new. It requires the district or BAP clerk to advise the parties promptly after an appeal is docketed of any court mediation procedure that is applicable to bankruptcy appeals. The notice must state what the mediation requirements are and how the procedure affects the time for filing briefs.
Changes Made After Publication and Comment. No changes were made after publication and comment.