News & Announcements: 2011-10

Check this page, or the News and Announcements box on the homepage, for the latest official news and announcements released by the court. You can also access archived news and announcements from this page.

Information regarding the SIPA Liquidation of MF Global Inc

Information regarding the SIPA Liquidation of MF Global Inc. can be found at http://dm.epiq11.com/MFG/Project/default.aspx. Information about MF Global Holdings Ltd. et al. can be found at http://www.mfglobalcaseinfo.com/.

CM/ECF version 4.2 changes

READ ALL ABOUT IT! CM/ECF version 4.2 Changes

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York will go live with the latest version of the CM/ECF software Release 4.1/4.2, effective November 14, 2011.

Please note that the new features described below are not available in the Mega server (the server used to file all documents in the General Motors and Chrysler bankruptcy cases).

List of Changes:

Increase in Most Court Fees to Take Effect on November 1, 2011.

Increase in Most Court Fees to Take Effect on November 1, 2011. Click here to view the revised fee list (listing court fees to be in effect as of 11/01/11).

Bankruptcy Court (SDNY) to Discontinue Transmitting Proof of Claim Forms Through Bankruptcy Noticing Center:

Bankruptcy Court (SDNY) to Discontinue Transmitting Proof of Claim Forms Through Bankruptcy Noticing Center: Pursuant to the direction of the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (the "Administrative Office"), our Court will discontinue transmitting the Official Form B10, Proof of Claim, through the Bankruptcy Noticing Center ("BNC") as of October 1, 2011. Prior to that date, the Proof of Claim form was included as an attachment to certain notices such as the section 341(a) notice (i.e., the Notice of Case Commencement).