October 18, 2018 – OHI Asset RO and certain affiliates (the “Omega Entities”) filed an objection [Docket No. 1095] to the interim fee request of DLA Piper (US) as set forth in the fifth monthly application for allowance of compensation for services rendered and for reimbursement of expenses as counsel [Docket No. 1025]. The objection…

October 18, 2018 – The Court hearing the Sears Holdings case approved the Debtors’ motion to file commercially sensitive portions of a fee letter relating to its DIP ABL Financing Facility under seal.  [Docket No. 177]. As previously reported [Docket No. 57], “The Fee Letter contains confidential commercial information concerning the commercial contract terms between…

October 18, 2018 – Westmoreland Coal Company (the “WLB Debtors”) requested Court authority to (a) enter into and perform under the stalking horse purchase agreement entered into with an entity formed on behalf of the WLB Debtors’ prepetition secured creditors (the “Stalking Horse Purchase Agreement”) and (ii) adopt bidding procedures with respect to the sale…

October 18, 2018 – The Court hearing the Ezra Holdings Limited case issued an order confirming the Debtors’ Modified First Amended Chapter 11 Plan [Docket No. 504]. As previously reported [Docket No. 461], “The objectives of the Plan are: To expeditiously and fairly address and treat Allowed Claims in accordance with the Bankruptcy Code and…

October 17, 2018 – Nine West Holdings (“NWHI”) filed with the Court a First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization [Docket No. 749] and related Disclosure Statement [Docket No.750].            Press Release In a press release announcing the filing, the Company stated, “The Plan is accompanied by an amended and restated Restructuring…

October 17, 2018 – Noble Group Limited (“Noble” or the “Company”) filed for Chapter 15 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, lead case number 18-13133. [Docket No. 1] The Company, a London-based, global commodity traders incorporated in Bermuda, is represented by Marc Kieselstein of Kirkland & Ellis. In…

October 17, 2018 – The Court hearing the J & M Sales case (i) approved the results of an auction held by the Debtors on October 8, 2108 and (ii) authorized the Debtors’ asset purchase agreement with Pegasus Trucking, LLC (the “Buyer”) [Docket No. 670]. The order states, “On October 8, 2018, Debtors conducted the…

October 17, 2018 – The Court hearing the GenOn Energy case issued an order (i) scheduling a combined Disclosure Statement approval and Plan confirmation hearing, (ii) establishing a Plan and Disclosure Statement objection deadline, (iii) approving solicitation procedures, (iv) approving the form and manner of certain notices (noted below), (v) directing that a meeting of…

October 17, 2018 – Creditors UMB Bank, N.A., as master indenture trustee, and Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, as indenture trustee (together, the “Secured Parties) filed an objection [Docket No. 557] to Verity Health System of California’s sale motion. The Secured Parties state, “The Debtors are seeking relief on an incomplete record. The Debtors have…