On March 20, 2015, an order regarding the motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Northern Beef Packers Limited Partnership and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1079 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order: (I) Preliminarily Approving The Amended Settlement Agreement Between Debtor, Warn Act Claimants, And The Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors; (II) Certifying A Class of Warn Act Claimants For Settlement Purposes Only; (III) Appointing A Class Representative And Class Counsel; (IV) Approving The Form And Manner of Notice To Class members About The Class Certification And Settlement; (V) Scheduling a Fairness Hearing To Consider Final Approval Of The Amended Settlement Agreement; (VI) Granting Certain Related Relief, Including An Amendment Of The Schedule 1 Attached To The Amended Settlement Agreement; And (VII) Directing Certain Service (related document(s) 976, 1024), submitted to BNC for service. Hearing scheduled for 6/3/2015 at 01:30 PM (Central), Assigned Courtroom, Sioux Falls. Cross-docketed from Adv Case No. 13-1013. (bdool) (Entered: 03/20/2015)
Northern Beef Packers Limited Partnership filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 19, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of South Dakota. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-10118. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Charles Nail Jr.. The law firm of Bantz, Gosch & Cremer, L.L.C. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Northern Beef Packers Limited Partnership in the bankruptcy case.