On February 5, 2015, a complaint to avoid alleged preferential transfers was filed in the bankruptcy case of Ampal – American Israel Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 545 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Adversary case 15-01026. Complaint against Bryan Cave LLP . Nature(s) of Suit: (12 (Recovery of money/property – 547 preference)), (13 (Recovery of money/property – 548 fraudulent transfer)) Filed by Alex Spizz, as Chapter 7 Trustee of Ampal-American Israel Corporation. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit Complaint Exhibits A to K) (Makower, Jill)
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.