On January 11, 2016, a motion for authority to assume and/or assign agreements was filed in the bankruptcy case of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 21 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion Regarding Chapter 11 First Day Motions Emergency Motion of Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC, et al., for Entry of an Order Authorizing the Debtors to (I) Assume the Noranda Agreement and (II) Satisfy Obligations Under the Noranda Agreement and Enforce the Automatic Stay Filed by Debtor Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (Assumption Order) # 2 Proposed Order (Scheduling Order) # 3 Exhibit C – Noranda Agreement (Filed Under Seal) # 4Exhibit D – Overdahl Expert Report) (Clement, Zack) (Entered: 01/11/2016)
Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 11, 2016. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Texas . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 16-20012. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge David Jones. The law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (f/k/a Sherwin Alumina LP) in the bankruptcy case.