WILMINGTON, Del. - The joint administrators acting as foreign representatives of Nortel Networks UK Limited and its affiliates in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) on Oct. 15 applied to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware for permission to apply the Hague Convention to settle disputes related to the foreign affiliates of Nortel Networks Inc. (NNI) (Nortel Networks Inc., No. 09-10138, Chapter 11, D. Del. Bkcy.).