On July 16, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of vendors was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 67 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Interim Order (A) Prohibiting Utility Companies from Altering, Refusing or Discontinuing Utility Services, (II) Deeming Utility Companies Adequately Assured of Future Performance, (III) Setting a Final Hearing Related Thereto; and (B) Granting Related Relief Signed on 7/16/2015 (RE: related document(s) Debtors Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (A) (I) Prohibiting Utility Companies from Altering, Refusing, or Discontinuing Utility Services, (II) Deeming Utility Companies Adequately Assured of Future Performance, (III) Establishing Procedures for Determining Adequate Assurance of Payment, and (IV) Setting a Final Hearing Related Thereto; and (B) Granting Related Relief). Hearing scheduled 8/18/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 3 (TOM) Birmingham. (klt)
Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.