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 58 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order Granting Debtors Motion for an Order (A) Authorizing the Debtors to File a Consolidated List of 50 Largest Unsecured Creditors, (B) Waiving the Requirement to File a List of Creditors, and (C) Establishing Procedures for Notifying Creditors of the Commencement of the Debtors Chapter 11 Cases. The Claims and Noticing Agent shall publish the Notice of Commencement on the website to be established by the Claims and Noticing Agent at within seven (7) days of entry of this Order approving this Motion. (Related Doc # [13]) 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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