On February 20, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 107 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration in Support // Declaration of Dongxia Hang, as Representative of Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd., Chairman of the Committee, in Support of Applications of the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Suntech America, Inc., et al., to Retain and Employ Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, as Lead Counsel, and Pepper Hamilton LLP, as Delaware Counsel, Nunc Pro Tunc to January 22, 2015 (related document(s), ) Filed by Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Suntech America, Inc., et al.. (Schanne, John)
Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10054. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) in the bankruptcy case.