Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Objection To The Motion For Authority To Enter Into A Transaction Which Is Outside The Ordinary Course Of Business

On July 10, 2015, an objection to the motion for authority to enter into a transaction which is outside the ordinary course of business was filed in the bankruptcy case of Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 489 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Objection of the United Mine Workers of America to Debtors’ Motion for an Order Approving the Debtors’ Key Employee Incentive Plan and Key Employee Retention Plan and Granting Related Relief (Re: related document(s)[454] Motion to Approve filed by Patriot Coal Corporation) filed by Troy Savenko of Kaplan, Voekler, Cunningham & Frank, PLC on behalf of United Mine Workers of America. (Savenko, Troy)

Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on May 12, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-32450. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Keith Phillips. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Patriot Coal Corporation (2015) in the bankruptcy case.


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