On December 7, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to enter into a transaction which is outside the ordinary course of business was filed in the bankruptcy case of Walter Energy, Inc. and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 1184 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Order and Notice of Hearing Signed on 12/7/2015 continuing (RE: related document(s) Debtors’ Motion for an Order (A) Approving the Debtors’ Key EmployeeRetention Plan and (B) Granting Related Relief,  Objection filed by Creditor United Mine Workers of America,  Objection filed by Official Committee of Retired Employees of Walter Energy, Inc.,  Objection filed by Creditor United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial Service Workers International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC,  Objection filed by United Mine Workers of America 1974 Pension Plan and Trust and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America 1993 Pension Plan and Trust and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America 1992 Benefit Plan and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America Combined Benefit Fund and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America Cash Deferred Savings Trust of 1988 and its Trustees, United Mine Workers of America 2012 Retiree Bonus Account Trust and its Trustees,  Objection filed by Bankruptcy Administrator J. Thomas Corbett). Hearing scheduled 12/15/2015 at 09:00 AM at Courtroom 3 (TOM) Birmingham. (klt)
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.