On May 14, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding 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 587 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Affidavit of Alex Spizz As Trustee In Response To The (1) Objection Filed By Yosef A. Maiman And The Controlling Shareholders To The Retention of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP In Place of Spizz Cohen & Serchuk, P.C. As Substitute Counsel To The Trustee; And (2) Cross-Motion To Disqualify Alex Spizz As Chapter 7 Trustee (related document(s)) filed by Arthur Goldstein on behalf of Alex Spizz. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A # (2) Exhibit B # (3) Exhibit C # (4) Exhibit D # (5) Exhibit E # (6) Exhibit F # (7) Exhibit G # (8) Exhibit H) (Goldstein, Arthur)
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.