Walter Energy, Inc. Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Response To The Motion For Authority To Sell Assets Of The Estates Pursuant To Section 363 Of The Bankruptcy Code

On November 17, 2015, a response to the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 1058 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Statement and Reservation of Rights with Respect to the Debtors’ Bidding Procedures Motion Filed by Creditor Committee Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of Walter Energy, Inc., et al. (RE: related document(s)[993] Motion to Sell Property Free and Clear of Liens under Section 363(f) Debtors Motion for (A) an Order (I) Establishing Bidding Procedures for the Sale(s) of All, or Substantially All, of the Debtors Assets; (II) Approving Bid Protections; (III) Esta). (Bensinger, Bill)

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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