Aereo, Inc.  Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion For Authority To Pay Claims Of Employees

On December 24, 2014, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Aereo, Inc.  and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 99 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Final Order Signed On 12/24/2014, Granting Motion of Debtor and Debtor in Possession for Entry of Interim and Final Orders Pursuant to Sections 105(a), 363(b), 507(a)(4) and 507(a)(5) of the Bankruptcy Code and Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 6003; (A) Authorizing, but not Directing, the Debtor to: (1) Pay Certain Accrued Pre-petition Wages and Related Items, (2) Pay Employees Pre-petition Reimbursable Business Expenses, (3) Make Accrued Pre-petition Contributions to Employee Benefit Plans, and (4) Continue Employee Benefit Plans; and (B) Authorizing, but not Directing, the Release of Withheld Taxes and Employee Contributions; and (C) Authorizing Applicable Banks and Other Financial Institutions to Receive, Process, Honor, and Pay Checks Presented for Payment and to Honor all Fund Transfer Requests Made by the Debtor Relating to the Foregoing. (Related Doc # [4]) . (Ebanks, Liza)

Aereo, Inc.  filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on November 20, 2014. 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 14-13200. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane. The law firm of Brown Rudnick LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Aereo, Inc.  in the bankruptcy case.


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