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Proposed Amendments to SDNY Local Bankruptcy Rules Posted for Public Comment

Release Date: 
October 2, 2017

United States  Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of New York

NOTICE TO THE BAR

The Local Rules Committee and the Judges for the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York are proposing amendments to the Local Bankruptcy Rules and have requested that the proposals be circulated to the bar for comment.  The proposed amendments (appearing in finished PDF version and in blackline against the current version of the applicable Local Rules) are available at: www.nysb.uscourts.gov by clicking on "Local Rules/Orders/Guidelines" and then "Proposed Amendments to the Local Rules effective December 1, 2017*."

Please provide, as soon as possible, any comments with respect to the proposed amendments.  The comment deadline is November 16, 2017 by 5:00 p.m.  Please submit all comments electronically to localrules@nysb.uscourts.gov, or in writing to: Eddie Andino, Chief Deputy Clerk, Committee on Local Bankruptcy Rules, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, One Bowling Green, New York, New York 10004. Please insert the phrase "Local Rules" in the subject line of all comments.  

The proposed amendments will not become effective until adopted by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Vito Genna
Clerk of Court