On June 12, 2014, a motion for authority to take discovery was filed in the bankruptcy case of Ampal – American Israel Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 419 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion for Contempt – Notice Of Motion and Chapter 7 Trustee’s Motion For Order Holding Merhav (M.N.F.) Limited And Certain Former Employees Of Debtor In Contempt Of February 6, 2014 Stipulation And Agreed Order Concerning Trustee’s Access To Debtor’s Files, Books And Records filed by Janice Beth Grubin on behalf of Alex Spizz with hearing to be held on 6/26/2014 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 723 (SMB) Responses due by 6/19/2014,. (Attachments: # (1) Chapter 7 Trustee’s Contempt Motion # (2) Exhibit A # (3) Exhibit B # (4) Exhibit C # (5) Exhibit D – part 1 # (6) Exhibit D – part 2 # (7) Exhibit E) (Grubin, Janice)
Ampal – American Israel Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 29, 2012. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 12-13689. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Bryan Cave LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Ampal – American Israel Corporation in the bankruptcy case.