On December 8, 2015, a application for authority to retain professionals was filed in the bankruptcy case of GMI USA Management, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 164 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Motion to Approve Retention of Justin Knowles as Chief Restructuring Officer of the Debtors Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 363 filed by John P. Melko on behalf of GMI USA Management, Inc. with hearing to be held on 12/22/2015 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 723 (SMB) Responses due by 12/15/2015,. (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Proposed Order # (2) Exhibit B – Declaration of Disinterestedness # (3) Exhibit C – Services Agreement # (4) Exhibit D – CV) (Melko, John)
GMI USA Management, Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on September 15, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-12552. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stuart Bernstein. The law firm of Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to GMI USA Management, Inc. in the bankruptcy case.