On October 16, 2015, a response to the motion for appoval of claims trading procedures was filed in the bankruptcy case of Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 26 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Response of Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director of Insurance of the State Of Illinois, Acting as Statutory and Court-Affirmed Rehabilitator for Affirmative Insurance Company, to Debtor’s Motion for Entry of Interim and Final Orders (I) Establishing Notice and Objection Procedures for Transfers of Equity Securities, (II) Establishing a Record Date for Notice and Sell-Down Procedures for Trading in Claims Against the Debtors’ Estates, and (III) Granting Related Relief, and Reservation of Rights (related document(s)) Filed by Anne Melissa Dowling, Acting Director of Insurance, Illinois Department of Insurance, Rehabilitator for Affirmative Insurance Company (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A # (2) Certificate of Service) (Minuti, Mark)
Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on October 14, 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 15-12136. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi. The law firm of McDermott Will & Emery is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Affirmative Insurance Holdings, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.