On November 4, 2015, an application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of GMI USA Management, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 113 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Application to Employ Halperin Battaglia Benzija, LLP as Conflicts and Efficiency Counsel , Nunc Pro Tunc to September 15, 2015 filed by John P. Melko on behalf of GMI USA Management, Inc. Responses due by 11/12/2015, with presentment to be held on 11/19/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 723 (SMB). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Declaration of Christopher J. Battaglia # (2) Proposed Order) (Melko, John)
GMI USA Management, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 15, 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 15-12552. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to GMI USA Management, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.