Toys “R” Us, Inc., Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

September 26th, 2017

New York, N.Y., Sept. 19, 2017 —Toys “R” Us and its subsidiaries (together, the “ Debtors ” or “ Toys R Us ”) filed joint petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on September 19, 2017 in the Eastern District of Virginia under Case No. 17-34665.[1] Toys R Us has retained the law firm of Kirkland & […]


Aerosoles files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Restructuring

September 21st, 2017

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 15, 2017 —AIG HoldCo, Inc., and its subsidiaries (together the “Debtors,” the “Company,” or “ Aerosoles ”) have filed voluntary joint petitions for financial relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on September 15, 2017 in the District of Delaware, Case No. 17- 11961.[1] The Debtors have retained the law firm of Ropes & […]


Seadrill Americas, Inc. Files Prepackaged Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case

September 15th, 2017

Seadrill Americas, Inc. and its subsidiaries (the “Debtors”) filed a prepackaged Chapter 11 Bankruptcy case on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 in the Southern District of Texas, Case No. 17-60079.[1] Seadrill has retained Kirkland & Ellis LLP as its general bankruptcy counsel, Jackson Walker L.L.P. as co-bankruptcy counsel, Houlihan Lokey Inc. as financial adviser, Alvarez & […]


Vitamin World Inc. Expected to File for Bankruptcy Next Week

September 8th, 2017

Vitamin World Inc. intends to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection as soon as next week,[1] according to Chief Executive Michael Madden. The vitamin and nutritional supplements chain operates 334 physical locations, started over 40 years ago by founder Arthur Rudolph. Madden said the retailer has been unable to strike a deal with its landlords […]


Uni-Pixel, Inc. files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

September 8th, 2017

Uni-Pixel, Inc. and Uni-Pixel Displays, Inc. (together, “Uni-Pixel” or the “Debtors”) filed petitions for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code on August 30, 2017 in the Northern District of California.[1] Uni-Pixel has retained McNutt Law Group LLP as its general bankruptcy counsel and Crowell & Moring LLP as special counsel to assist with […]


Stefan Savic Co-Presents for Strafford Merchant Cash Advance Webinar

August 31st, 2017

Partner Stefan Savic Co-Presented for Strafford’s Structuring Merchant Cash Advance webinar. This MCA webinar provides finance counsel to structure and document merchant cash advance transactions. Stefan Savic was carefully selected for the presentation as a leader in this field bringing critical knowledge and insights. MCAs have become a working capital financing alternative for startups and emerging businesses that […]


MD2U Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

August 30th, 2017

MD2U Management LLC and its affiliates have filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the Western District of Kentucky on August 29, 2017.[1] They are continuing to operate their businesses and manage their properties as debtors and debtors in possession.[2] The Debtors are in the business of providing in-home healthcare to homebound and home limited patients.[3] […]


Perfumania Holdings, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

August 29th, 2017

Perfumania Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Perfumania Holdings, Inc. has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in the District of Delaware on August 26, 2017. The company will reportedly close 64 of its 226 stores, and plans to go private in an effort to reorganize. Perfumania is a wholesale distributor and specialty retailer of perfumes and […]


Felix Shipkevich to Speak at RevCon2017 Regulatory Panel

August 7th, 2017

Felix Shipkevich, founder and Principal of Shipkevich PLLC, will be a Regulatory Panel guest speaker at RevCon2017, a yearly convention for debt relief and financial services. Having extensive involvement with the debt relief industry, this convention presets a mutual opportunity for Mr. Shipkevich to speak in the regulatory legal panel, his area of expertise. Mr. […]


Cristina Lipan Joins Shipkevich PLLC’s Bankruptcy Practice

August 4th, 2017

Shipkevich PLLC’s New York office is expanding as attorney Cristina M. Lipan joins as a partner in its Bankruptcy and Restructuring group. Ms. Lipan is an experienced bankruptcy and creditors’ rights attorney, having represented clients in a variety of industries. New York, NY, August 5, 2017 – Cristina M. Lipan has joined Shipkevich PLLC’s New […]