On March 5, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of SIGA Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 292 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Amended Application to Employ Guggenheim Securities LLC as Financial Advisor and Investment Banker / Amended Application of Statutory Creditors Committee for Order Approving Employment and Retention of Guggenheim Securities, LLC as its Financial Advisor and Investment Banker Nunc Pro Tunc to January 1, 2015 (related document(s)) filed by Scott K. Rutsky on behalf of Statutory Creditors’ Committee of SIGA Technologies, Inc.. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A- Amended Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B- Blackline of First Proposed Order and Amended Proposed Order # (3) Exhibit C- Engagement Letter # (4) Exhibit D- Supplemental Henkin Declaration) (Rutsky, Scott)
SIGA Technologies, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 16, 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 14-12623. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to SIGA Technologies, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.