Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion For Miscellaneous “First Day” Relief

On July 15, 2015, an order regarding the motion for miscellaneous “first day” relief was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 57 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Granting Debtors Motion for an Order (A) Granting the Debtors an Extension of Time Within Which to File Schedules and Related Documents and (B) Waiving the Requirements to File Lists of Equity Security Holders and Provide Notice to Equity Security Holders. The Debtors are granted an extension of the deadline to file their Schedules and Statements through and including August 28, 2015, without prejudice to the Debtors rights to seek further extensions or waivers. (Related Doc # [11]) Signed on 7/15/2015. (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.


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