On January 11, 2016, a motion for authority to pay claims of vendors 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 18 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 (I) An Interim Order Authorizing the Debtors to Engage in Discussions with Possible Critical Vendors and (II) A Final Order Authorizing Debtors to Pay Certain Prepetition Claims of Critical Vendors Filed by Debtor Sherwin Alumina Company, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (Interim) # 2 Proposed Order (Final) # 3 Exhibit C – Form of Trade Agreement) (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.