On July 17, 2015, an affidavit or declaration regarding application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 287 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Declaration of Disinterestedness of Shearman & Sterling LLP in Support of Retention as an Ordinary Course Professional (related document(s)) Filed by Suntech America, Inc.. (Shapiro, Zachary)
Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-10054. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of Richards, Layton & Finger, P.A. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Suntech America, Inc. (a/k/a Suntech Power) in the bankruptcy case.