Swift Energy Company Bankruptcy New Filing Alert: Order Regarding The Motion For Authority To Pay Claims Of Taxing Authorities

On January 5, 2016, an order regarding the motion for authority to pay claims of taxing authorities was filed in the bankruptcy case of Swift Energy Company and its affiliates.

The filing was assigned docket number 62 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:

Order (INTERIM) (I) Authorizing The Debtors To Pay Royalties, Withholding Taxes Severance Taxes And Delay Rentals And (II) Granting Related Relief. (Related Doc # [7]) Order Signed on 1/5/2016. (BJM)

Swift Energy Company filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 31, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-12670. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath. The law firm of Jones Day LLP is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Swift Energy Company in the bankruptcy case.


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