On October 1, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of Advance Watch Company Ltd. (a/k/a Geneva Watch Group) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 19 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Jeffrey L. Gregg as Chief Restructuring Officer for Advance Watch Company Ltd., Sunburst Products, Inc. and GWG International, Ltd. , Nunc Pro Tunc to the Petition Date filed by Jeffrey S. Sabin on behalf of Advance Watch Company Ltd.. (Sabin, Jeffrey) (Entered: 10/01/2015)
Advance Watch Company Ltd. (a/k/a Geneva Watch Group) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 30, 2015. 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 15-12690. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn. The law firm of Venable LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Advance Watch Company Ltd. (a/k/a Geneva Watch Group) in the bankruptcy case.