On March 5, 2015, a 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 293 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Shorten Time /Motion Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9006(C) to Shorten Notice Period for Consideration of Amended Application of Statutory Creditors Committee for Order Approving the 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- Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B- Declaration of Scott K. Rutsky) (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.