Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Motion For An Extension Of The Debtors’ Exclusive Periods To File And Solicit Votes On A Plan Of Reorganization Or Liquidation

On October 20, 2015, a motion for an extension of the debtors’ exclusive periods to file and solicit votes on a plan of reorganization or liquidation was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 915 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Motion to Extend Exclusivity Period for Filing a Chapter 11 Plan and Disclosure Statement Notice of Debtors’ Motion to Extend Exclusive Periods to File and Solicit Acceptance of Plan Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 1121(d) Filed by Debtor Walter Energy, Inc., et al. (Darby, Patrick)

Walter Energy, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Alabama . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-02741. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Tamara Mitchell. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Walter Energy, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.


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