On December 5, 2014, an order regarding the motion for the court to abstain or withdraw the reference from the bankruptcy court was filed in the bankruptcy case of LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1955 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order of U.S. District Court Judge Richard M. Berman signed on 11/10/2014. For the reasons set forth herein, Defendants’ motion to withdraw the reference [#1] is denied. The Clerk of Court is respectfully requested to close this case. (The conference which had been scheduled for November 13, 2014 is vacated.) (Savinon, Tiffany)
LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 14, 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 12-12080. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to LightSquared Inc. (a/k/a SkyTerra Communications, Inc.) in the bankruptcy case.