Rule 2016-1

COMPENSATION OF PROFESSIONALS – Amended [August 1, 2013]

  1. A person requesting an award of compensation or reimbursement of expenses for a professional shall comply with the Amended Guidelines for Fees and Disbursements for Professionals in Southern District of New York Bankruptcy Cases promulgated by the Court, which shall be available on the Court’s website (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/2016-1-a-Guidelines.pdf).

  2. A person requesting an award of compensation or reimbursement of expenses for a professional shall use in connection with the application a form order that conforms to the Order Granting Application(s) for Allowance of Interim/Final Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses promulgated by the Court, including any applicable schedules, which shall be available on the Court’s website (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/2016-1-b-order.docx).

  3. A person requesting an order establishing procedures for monthly compensation and reimbursement of expenses for professionals shall comply with the Procedures for Monthly Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses of Professionals promulgated by the Court, which shall be available on the Court’s website (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/2016-1-c-procedures.pdf

  4. Comment

         This rule was amended in 2013 to better refer to the guidelines, procedures, and form orders promulgated by General Orders M-389, M-412, M-427, and M-447, and to state in the rule the links to the Court’s website where practitioners may access them. These documents also may be obtained from the Clerk. The guidelines, procedures, and forms may be amended by the Court after giving notice and opportunity for comment as is appropriate.