Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion For Authority To Sell Assets Of The Estates Pursuant To Section 363 Of The Bankruptcy Code

On June 25, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 406 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Approving Debtors’ Motion for Entry of an Order (A) Approving Bidding Procedures and Bid Protections in Connection With the Sales of Certain of the Debtors’ Assets, (B) Approving the Form and Manner of Notice, (C) Scheduling Auctions and a Sale Hearing, (D) Approving Procedures for the Assumption and Assignment of Contracts, and (E) Granting Related Relief (Related Doc # [200]) (Smith, Linda)

Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.


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