On November 12, 2015, a motion for authority to enter into a transaction which is outside the ordinary course of business was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1032 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Debtors’ Motion for an Order (A) Approving the Debtors’ Key Employee Retention Plan and (B) Granting Related Relief 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.