Lear Corporation
In re Lear Corporation, Case No. 09-14326 (ALG)
United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York (http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov)
General Information: On July 7, 2009, the Reorganized Debtors filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code (the "Bankruptcy Code").

On November 5, 2009, the Bankruptcy Court entered the Confirmation Order approving the Debtors' First Amended Joint Plan of Reorganization Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. On November 6, 2009, the Ontario Supreme Court of Justice (commercial List) entered the Recoginition Order. The Effective Date is November 9, 2009.

The twenty-four Debtors are jointly administered under Case No. 09-14326 (collectively, the "Bankruptcy Cases"). The Bankruptcy Cases are pending before the before the Honorable Allan L. Gropper in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.
Pursuant to the Bankruptcy Code (specifically including, but not limited to, 11 U.S.C. § 362), a debtor is afforded certain protection against its creditors; the Bankruptcy Code prohibits creditors from taking certain actions related to debts that may have been owing prior to the commencement of the Bankruptcy Cases. If you believe that you might be a creditor of the Debtors based upon debts arising prior to July 7, 2009 and you are considering taking action based upon your status as a creditor, you may wish to seek legal advice. The staff of the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court and the staff of Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC are not permitted to give legal advice.
Important Dates, Deadlines & Documents: Some dates, deadlines and documents in the Debtors' Bankruptcy Cases that may be relevant to interested parties are set forth below:
Bankruptcy Petition Date Voluntary Petitions
July 7, 2009
Final Case Management Order PDF of Interim Case Management Order
General Deadline to File Proof(s) of Claim Notice of General Bar Date
October 2, 2009
(5:00 p.m. ET)
Governmental Deadline to File Proof(s) of Claim Notice of Governmental Bar Date
January 4, 2010
(5:00 p.m. ET)
Plan Confirmed Notice of Entry of Confirmation Order
Confirmation Order
November 5, 2009
Effective Date November 9, 2009
OMNIBUS HEARING DATES: There are no Omnibus Hearings currently scheduled.

Requirements for Telephonic Participation in Hearings:

Please note that if you wish to participate in a hearing by telephone, you must, at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the scheduled hearing, (1) request permission from chambers and (2) notify Paul Wierbicki via email at paul.wierbicki@kirkland.com, counsel to the Debtors. If chambers permits telephonic participation, you may arrange such telephonic participation with Court Call. Adherence to the procedures for telephonic participation applicable in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York is required. Please note that: (1) speakerphones may not be used; (2) parties participating by phone must put their phones on “mute” except when they need to be heard; and (3) parties so participating are not to put their phones on “hold” in any circumstances.
Parties and Addresses:
Court Address
United States Bankruptcy Court
Southern District of New York
One Bowling Green
New York, NY 10004-1408
T: (212) 668-2870
http://www.nysb.uscourts.gov
Location to File Proof(s) of Claim
Lear Claims Processing Center
c/o Kurtzman Carson Consultants, LLC
2335 Alaska Avenue
El Segundo, CA 90245
T: (866) 381-9100


Please file proof(s) of claim, if any, via US Mail or other hand delivery system. Facsimile and other electronic delivery methods are not acceptable. You must file an originally executed proof of claim. If you would like a copy of your claim returned to you as proof of receipt, please enclose an additional copy and a self-addressed postage-paid envelope.
Attorneys' Addresses
 
Counsel to the Reorganized Debtors
James H.M. Sprayregen, Esq.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Citigroup Center
601 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022
T: 212-446-4800
F: 212-446-4900
http://www.kirkland.com
Counsel to the Reorganized Debtors
Marc Kieselstein, Esq.
Ryan Blaine Bennett, Esq.
Paul Wierbicki, Esq.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
300 North LaSalle
Chicago, IL 60654
T: 312-862-2000
F: 312-862-2200
http://www.kirkland.com
Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act Counsel
Joel Scoler, Esq.
Kevin McElcheran, Esq.
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower
Toronto Dominion Centre
Toronto, ON M5K 1E2
T: 877-244-7711
F: 416-868-0673
http://www.mccarthy.ca
United States Trustee
Diana G. Adams, Acting United States Trustee
Office of the United States Trustee
33 Whitehall Street, 21st Floor
New York, NY 10004-2111
T: 212-510-0500
F: 212-668-2255
http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/r02/
Additional Links:
Lear Corporation Website: http://www.lear.com
Note: Kurtzman Carson Consultants LLC ("KCC") maintains this website at the direction of Kirkland & Ellis LLP, counsel to the Reorganized Debtors. KCC maintains this website for the public's convenience and, while KCC makes every attempt to assure the accuracy of the information contained herein, this website is not the website of the United States Bankruptcy Court and does not contain the complete, official record of the Bankruptcy Court. All documents filed with the Court are available for inspection at the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of New York.
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