On June 8, 2015, a response to the motion for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or an examiner was filed in the bankruptcy case of Ampal – American Israel Corporation and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 599 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Response to Motion – Response to the Court’s Request for the United States Trustee’s Position with Respect to the Appointment of a Co-Trustee or Estate Representative, filed by Andrew D. Velez-Rivera on behalf of United States Trustee. (Velez-Rivera, Andrew)
Ampal – American Israel Corporation filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on August 29, 2012. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 12-13689. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Bryan Cave LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Ampal – American Israel Corporation in the bankruptcy case.