On July 20, 2015, a motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 12 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Authorize : Motion of Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §§ 105(a), 363, and 541 to Release Certain Funds Held in Trust and to Continue to Perform and Honor Obligations under the Coin Deposit and Consignment Arrangements filed by Ray C Schrock on behalf of The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc.. (Schrock, Ray) (Entered: 07/20/2015)
The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 19, 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 15-23007. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Drain. The law firm of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (2015) in the bankruptcy case.