On April 28, 2015, an objection to the application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Ampal – American Israel Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 576 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Objection / Yosef A. Maiman and The Controlling Shareholders’ (I) Objection to the Retention of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP as Substitute Counsel to the Trustee and (II) Motion to Disqualify Alex Spizz as Chapter 7 Trustee (related document(s)) filed by Daniel A. Fliman on behalf of Yosef A. Maiman, Merhav (M.N.F.) Limited. (Fliman, Daniel)
Ampal – American Israel Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 29, 2012. 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 12-13689. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Bryan Cave LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Ampal – American Israel Corporation in the bankruptcy case.