On April 8, 2015, a motion for authority to take discovery was filed in the bankruptcy case of SIGA Technologies, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 342 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize / Motion of Statutory Creditors’ Committee for Order Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2004 Authorizing Discovery from Debtor and Certain Third Parties filed by Scott K. Rutsky on behalf of Statutory Creditors’ Committee of SIGA Technologies, Inc. with hearing to be held on 4/22/2015 at 11:00 AM at Courtroom 701 (SHL) Responses due by 4/15/2015,. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Letter by Office of Inspector General to the Honorable Claire McCaskill and the Honorable Renee Ellmers # (3) Exhibit C- Statements of Changes in Beneficial Ownership # (4) Exhibit D- Transcript of SIGA Technologies Earnings Conference Call, March 6, 2013) (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.