On July 13, 2015, a motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Mississippi Phosphates Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 871 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion to Shorten Time (Motion of the Debtors for Shortened Notice Period and Expedited Hearing on the Motion of Mississippi Phosphates Corporation for Entry of an Order Approving Settlement with the United States Department of Justice and for Authority to Enter into and Perform Pursuant to Proposed Plea Agreement) (RE: related document(s) Motion to Approve Compromise or Settlement). Filed by Debtor Mississippi Phosphates Corporation (Hewitt, Thomas)
Mississippi Phosphates Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 27, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Mississippi . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-51667. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Katherine Samson. The law firm of Butler Snow LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Mississippi Phosphates Corporation in the bankruptcy case.