Case Background

On August 10, 2018, Aralez Pharmaceuticals US Inc. and 6 affiliated debtors (collectively, the "Debtors") each filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York. The cases are pending before the Honorable Martin Glenn and are jointly administered under Case No. 18-12425.

Important Information & Dates

Plan & Disclosure Statement

On February 5, 2019, the Debtors filed their Plan of Liquidation and the Disclosure Statement related thereto. On March 8, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order approving the Disclosure Statement.  On May 7, 2019, the Bankruptcy Court entered an order confirming the Plan.  On May 17, 2019, the Effective Date of the Plan occurred, and the Plan was consummated.

Deadline to File Claims

The Bankruptcy Court has set the following deadlines for filing proofs of claim against the Debtors:

  • General Bar Date (all creditors other than Governmental Units): November 29, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Governmental Unit Bar Date: February 6, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
  • Administrative Claim Bar Date: June 17, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)

Click on "Submit a Claim" above to download a proof of claim form and for more information regarding filing a claim against the Debtors.

Hearing on First Day Motions

A hearing on the Debtors' First Day Motions was held on August 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. (ET) before the Honorable Martin Glenn, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, One Bowling Green, Courtroom 523, New York, New York 10004.  A final hearing on certain of the First Day Motions was held on September 13, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. 

Please click below to view and download the Debtors' First Day Motions and Orders:

First Day Motions

First Day Orders



Petition Date


Effective Date


Administrative Claim Bar...

5:00 p.m. (ET)
10:00 AM (ET)
10:00 AM (ET)

Final Hearing on First Day Motions

5:00 p.m. (ET)

General Bar Date

5:00 p.m. (ET)

Governmental Unit Bar Date


Debtors' Counsel

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP

787 Seventh Avenue
New York, NY   10019
Phone: 212.728.8000
Fax: 212.728.8111
Paul V. Shalhoub
Robin Spigel
Debra C. McElligott

United States Trustee and Court Information

Office of the United States Trustee

U.S. Federal Office Building
201 Varick Street, Suite 1006
New York, NY   10014
Phone: 212.510.0500
Andrea B. Schwartz

United States Bankruptcy Court

Southern District of New York
One Bowling Green
New York, NY   10004-1408
Phone: 212.668.2870


Case Number
Debtor Name
Petition Date
18-12425 Aralez Pharmaceuticals US Inc. August 10, 2018
18-12426 Aralez Pharmaceuticals Holdings Limited August 10, 2018
18-12427 Aralez Pharmaceuticals Management Inc. August 10, 2018
18-12431 POZEN Inc. August 10, 2018
18-12429 Aralez Pharmaceuticals Trading Designated Activity Company August 10, 2018
18-12430 Halton Laboratories LLC August 10, 2018
18-12428 Aralez Pharmaceuticals R&D Inc. August 10, 2018