Notwithstanding the entry of the
confirmation order, the court has the authority to issue any other
order necessary to administer the estate. Fed. R. Bankr. P.
3020(d). This authority would include the postconfirmation
determination of objections to claims or adversary proceedings,
which must be resolved before a plan can be fully consummated.
Sections 1106(a)(7) and 1107(a) of the Bankruptcy Code require a
debtor in possession or a trustee to report on the progress made
in implementing a plan after confirmation. A chapter 11 trustee or
debtor in possession has a number of responsibilities to perform
after confirmation, including consummating the plan, reporting on
the status of consummation, and applying for a final decree.