On February 17, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Reed and Barton Corporation (f/k/a Reed and Barton Silversmiths) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 9 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion filed by Debtor Reed and Barton Corporation For Order (I) Authorizing, But Not Directing, Debtor to (A) Pay Certain Prepetition Wages, Commissions, Payroll Taxes, and Related Obligations, (B) Pay and Honor Employee Medical and Other Benefit Expenses and (C) Continue Employee Benefit Programs; and (II) Authorizing Financial Institutions to Honor and Process Checks and Transfers Related to Such Obligations. (Monaghan, John) (Entered: 02/17/2015)
Reed and Barton Corporation (f/k/a Reed and Barton Silversmiths) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 17, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10534. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Henry Boroff. The law firm of Holland & Knight LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Reed and Barton Corporation (f/k/a Reed and Barton Silversmiths) in the bankruptcy case.