News & Announcements

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.

CM/ECF "Report a Filing Error" program

CM/ECF users can now report filing errors to the Court through the "Report a Filing Error" program on the Utilities page of ECF. Instructions for use.

Restructuring information for Reader's Digest (09-23529 (rdd)) may be found at
and 1-877-342-3990. Claims information can be found at

All documents in the General Motors bankruptcy case

All documents in the General Motors Corporation bankruptcy case should be filed and viewed on

The lead case is: In re Motors Liquidation Company, 09-50026; parties filing documents (e.g., notices of appearance) should do so in the lead case only.

Protocol for claiming ownership to artworks in case 07-30005

07-30005(cgm) Salander-O'Reilly Galleries LLC document #308 on the docket describes the protocol for claiming ownership to artworks in this case.

General Order M-347

General Order M-347 (Re: Adoption of Relief from Stay/Worksheet for Real Estate and Cooperative Apartments) [effective February 7, 2008]. Click here for a fillable version of this worksheet.

Restructuring information for Quebcor World (USA) Inc.

Restructuring information for Quebecor World (USA) Inc. - 08-10152(jmp) can be found at The site for the Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors is

Official Forms 22A, 22B, and 22C are revised

Official Forms 22A, 22B and 22C Are Revised (Effective 1/01/08)Effective January 1, 2008, Official Bankruptcy Forms 22A, 22B and 22C have been revised. The revised forms conform to new Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standards.

Judge Glenn assigned to Chapter 13 cases in Manhattan office

Judge Glenn Assigned to Chapter 13 Cases in Manhattan Office.  Effective immediately, all chapter 13 cases in the Manhattan office are assigned to Judge Martin Glenn.

Bankruptcy Court's divisional office in Poughkeepsie has moved

Please note that the Bankruptcy Court's divisional office in Poughkeepsie has moved. The new address, effective immediately, is:

355 Main Street Poughkeepsie, NY, 12601

[This divisional office was formerly located at 176 Church St. in Poughkeepsie.]
Additionally, please note that the telephone and fax numbers for this divisional office remain the same.

New rules re: Appointment of pro bono counsel

New rules governing procedures for appointment of pro bono counsel in bankruptcy proceedings were issued jointly in February by the bankruptcy courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Click here for additional information.
2nd Annual Pro Bono Program

Restructuring information for Calpine Corporation

Restructuring information for Calpine Corporation - 05-60200(brl) can be found at Additional information can be found at the Official Creditors' Committee Information Website.

BAPCPA went into effect

BAPCPA went into effect. The BAPCPA resources page contains important information for filers (including links to information on the credit counseling and debtor education requirements, the poverty guidelines for in forma pauperis, means testing in chapter 7 cases, etc.); the resources page also includes links to those General Orders pertaining to the amended law.

Chapter 13 matters

Effective April 1, 2005, all chapter 13 matters in the Manhattan Division will be heard in the United States Bankruptcy Court, SDNY, One Bowling Green, Courtroom 610-2, New York, NY 10004-1408. Inquiries about chapter 13 matters should be directed to the Court's chapter 13 specialist: Tracey Mercado at (212) 668-5632.

Notice re: Changes in Credit Card Processing

 Those filing with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York should be aware of the following changes:

Notice re: PDA Equipment