The Toys 'R' Us franchise, having officially filed for bankruptcy in March, is set to close its doors this July. However, the company's chief executive David Brandon and others at the company are leaving early and taking $8.2 million in bonus checks.

Ballard Spahr Partner David Pollack offered some possible explanations for the company's actions. He suggested the company's advisers "could have said they don't need the higher-priced executives to complete the wind-down. Or it could be that management feels it's in their best interest to leave now."

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