L.K. Bennett U.S.A., Inc., the New York, NY-based subsidiary of British luxury retailer L.K. Bennett Limited, has filed a petition for relief under chapter 11 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware (Case No. 19-10760).  First day pleadings have not yet been filed.  L.K. Bennett Limited entered administration proceedings under the insolvency laws of the United Kingdom last month.  According to the shareholder resolutions attached to the Debtor’s petition, the Debtor intends to sell substantially all of its assets under section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code.  No claims and noticing agent has been proposed.  The case has been assigned to the Honorable Kevin Gross.

Contact Norman L. Pernick, G. David Dean or Myles R. MacDonald for more information regarding this matter.