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Full title: Order (I) Further Extending the Deadline by Which the Debtors May Remove Civil Actions, and (II) Granting Related Relief (Related Doc # [1423]) Signed on 9/22/2021. (VrianaPortillo)

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In re: § Chapter 11 § CBL & ASSOCIATES § PROPERTIES, INC., et al., § CaseGRANTING RELATED RELIEF Upon the motion, dated August 26, 2021 (the “Motion”),2 of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. and its debtor affiliates, as debtors and debtors in possession (collectively, the “Debtors”), for an order extending the Removal Deadline, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1452 and Bankruptcy Rules 9006(b) and 9027, and Bankruptcy Local Rule 9013-1, as more fully set forth in the Motion; and this Court having jurisdiction to consider the Motion and the relief requested therein pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and consideration of the Motion and the requested relief being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b); and it appearing that venue is proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and due and proper notice of the Motion having been provided; and such notice having been adequate and appropriate under the circumstances; and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and this Court having reviewed the Motion; and a hearing, if any, having been held to consider the relief requested in the Motion; and all objections, if any, to the Motion having been withdrawn, resolved, or 1 A complete list of the Debtors in these chapter 11 cases may be obtained on the website of the Debtors’ claims and noticing agent at https://dm.epiq11.com/CBLProperties. overruled; and this Court having determined that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Motion establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Motion is in the best interests of the Debtors and their respective estates and creditors; and upon all of the proceedings had before this Court and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefor, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. This Order shall be without prejudice to (i) any position the Debtors may takeregarding whether section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code applies to stay any litigation pending against the Debtors or (ii) the Debtors’ right to seek a further extension of the Removal Deadline.Proper, timely, adequate and sufficient notice of the Motion has been providedin accordance with the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, and the Local Rules, and no other or further notice of the Motion or entry of this Order shall be required.

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ENTERED September 22, 20 IN THE UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS Nathan Ochsner, Cler HOUSTON DIVISION In re: § Chapter 11 § CBL & ASSOCIATES § PROPERTIES, INC., et al., § Case No. 20-35226 (DRJ) § Debtors.1 § (Jointly Administered) § Re: Docket No. 1423 ORDER (I) FURTHER EXTENDING THE DEADLINE BY WHICH THE DEBTORS MAY REMOVE CIVIL ACTIONS, AND (II) GRANTING RELATED RELIEF Upon the motion, dated August 26, 2021 (the “Motion”),2 of CBL & Associates Properties, Inc. and its debtor affiliates, as debtors and debtors in possession (collectively, the “Debtors”), for an order extending the Removal Deadline, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1452 and Bankruptcy Rules 9006(b) and 9027, and Bankruptcy Local Rule 9013-1, as more fully set forth in the Motion; and this Court having jurisdiction to consider the Motion and the relief requested therein pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1334; and consideration of the Motion and the requested relief being a core proceeding pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 157(b); and it appearing that venue is proper before this Court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1408 and 1409; and due and proper notice of the Motion having been provided; and such notice having been adequate and appropriate under the circumstances; and it appearing that no other or further notice need be provided; and this Court having reviewed the Motion; and a hearing, if any, having been held to consider the relief requested in the Motion; and all objections, if any, to the Motion having been withdrawn, resolved, or 1 A complete list of the Debtors in these chapter 11 cases may be obtained on the website of the Debtors’ claims and noticing agent at https://dm.epiq11.com/CBLProperties. The Debtors’ service address for the purposes of these chapter 11 cases is 2030 Hamilton Place Blvd., Suite 500, Chattanooga, Tennessee 37421. 2 Capitalized terms used but not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms in the Motion.

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overruled; and this Court having determined that the legal and factual bases set forth in the Motion establish just cause for the relief granted herein; and it appearing that the relief requested in the Motion is in the best interests of the Debtors and their respective estates and creditors; and upon all of the proceedings had before this Court and after due deliberation and sufficient cause appearing therefor, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THAT: 1. The Removal Deadline is further extended from the current deadline of August 30, 2021 to and including November 1, 2021. 2. This Order shall be without prejudice to (i) any position the Debtors may takeregarding whether section 362 of the Bankruptcy Code applies to stay any litigation pending against the Debtors or (ii) the Debtors’ right to seek a further extension of the Removal Deadline. 3. Proper, timely, adequate and sufficient notice of the Motion has been providedin accordance with the Bankruptcy Code, the Bankruptcy Rules, and the Local Rules, and no other or further notice of the Motion or entry of this Order shall be required. 4. The Debtors are authorized to take all actions necessary or appropriate to carryout the relief granted in this Order. 5. This Court shall retain jurisdiction to hear and determine all matters arisingfrom or related to the implementation, interpretation, or enforcement of this Order. Dated: ___________________, 2021 Signed: September 22, 2021. Houston, Texas ____________________________________ DAVID R. JONES UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY JUDGE

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