February 5, 2019 – The Debtors filed a First Amended Joint Plan of and a related Disclosure Statement [Docket Nos. 681 and 682] and also filed redlines of the two documents showing changes from versions filed on January 2, 2019. The documents are substantially amended and include further disclosure as to several problematic areas for…

February 4, 2019 – The Court hearing the FULLBEAUTY Brands case confirmed the Debtors’ First Amended Joint Prepackaged Plan [Docket No. 11] less than 24 hours after it was filed, brushing aside concerns raised by the U.S. Trustee that overly fast debt loss threatened to undermine the bankruptcy process. The one day bankruptcy sets a…

February 4, 2019 – The U.S. Trustee in the FULLBEAUTY Brands Holdings case objected [Docket No. 34] to the Debtors’ Amended Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization [Docket No. 11] arguing that the Debtors’ proposed 24-hour bankruptcy precludes proper post-petition scrutiny of the Debtors’ Plan and violates basic principles of due process.   The…

February 1, 2019 – The Debtors notified [Docket No. 261] the Court hearing the Egalet Corporation case that the Debtors’ First Amended Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization became effective as of January 31, 2019. The Court had previously confirmed the Plan on January 14, 2019 [Docket No. 242]. On October 31, 2018, the Debtors, a…

February 3, 2019 – Plus-size clothing retailer FULLBEAUTY Brands and nine affiliated Debtors (“FULLBEAUTY” or the “Company”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of New York, lead case number 19-22185. The Company’s first day filings include the Debtors’ First Amended Joint Prepackaged Plan [Docket No. 11]. a…

January 31, 2019 – In a hearing held on January 31, 2019, the Court hearing the Bon-Ton Stores case granted the Debtors’ motion [Docket No. 1280] for entry of an order dismissing the Debtors’ Chapter 11 cases. Subject to the issuance of the Court’s order (a draft of which was submitted by Debtors’ counsel and…

January 31, 2019 – The Court hearing the Checkout Holding case approved the adequacy of the Debtors’ Disclosure Statement and confirmed the Joint Prepackaged Chapter 11 Plan of Checkout Holding Corp. and its Affiliated Debtors [Docket No. 266]. In a press release issued on January 31 following confirmation of the Plan, Catalina, a unit of…

January 31, 2019 – The Court hearing the Hooper Holmes (d/b/a Provant Health) case entered an order confirming the Debtors’ Amended Joint Plan of Liquidation, [Docket No. 361].    On, August 28, 2018, Hooper Holmes, Inc. and six affiliated debtors filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the Southern District of…

January 31, 2019 – The Court hearing PetroQuest Energy case entered an order confirming the Debtors’ First Amended Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization, as Immaterially Modified as of January 28, 2019 [Docket No. 484]. The Debtors have announced that they expect the Plan to become effective on or before February 8, 2019. On November 6,…