On June 22, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Doral Financial Corporation (d/b/a Doral Financial Puerto Rico Corporation) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 207 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Berkeley Research Group, LLC as Financial Advisor – Application Of The Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors Pursuant To Sections 328(a), 330 And 1103 Of The Bankruptcy Code, Federal Rules Of Bankruptcy Procedure 2014(a) And 2016 And Local Rule 2014-1 For Authorization To Retain And Employ Berkeley Research Group, LLC As Substitute Financial Advisor To The Official Committee Of Unsecured Creditors Nunc Pro Tunc To June 1, 2015 filed by Taejin Kim on behalf of Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Doral Financial Corp. Responses due by 7/6/2015,. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – BRG Engagement Letter # (2) Exhibit A-1 – Capstone Engagement Letter # (3) Exhibit B – Kearns Affidavit # (4) Proposed Order) (Kim, Taejin)
Doral Financial Corporation (d/b/a Doral Financial Puerto Rico Corporation) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on March 11, 2015. 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 15-10573. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Shelley Chapman. The law firm of Ropes & Gray LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Doral Financial Corporation (d/b/a Doral Financial Puerto Rico Corporation) in the bankruptcy case.