On February 8, 2016, a motion for authority to pay claims of employees was filed in the bankruptcy case of Noranda Aluminum, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 15 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Chapter 11 First Day Motion Re: Debtors Motion for an Order Pursuant to Sections 105(a), 363 and 507(a) of the Bankruptcy Code (I) Authorizing, But Not Directing, the Debtors to Pay Certain Prepetition Wages, Compensation, and Employee Benefits and Continue Payment of Wages, Compensation, and Employee Benefits in the Ordinary Course of Business and (II) Authorizing and Directing Applicable Banks and Other Financial Institutions to Process and Pay All Checks Presented for Payment and to Honor All Funds Transfer Requests Made by the Debtors Related Thereto . Filed by Debtor Noranda Aluminum, Inc. (Lawhorn, Christopher) (Entered: 02/08/2016)
Noranda Aluminum, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on February 8, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-10083. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Barry Schermer. The law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Noranda Aluminum, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.