The Weinstein Company is having their Formation Meeting this morning as part of their bankruptcy process and one of the chief participants is the attorney who is suing Harvey Weinstein on behalf of several of his alleged victims.
The meeting is going down at a Doubletree Hotel in in Wilmington, Delaware (fresh cookies, anyone?) where an official committee of unsecured creditors will be formed. The committee will actively participate in the bankruptcy and represent the group and traditionally has access to a significant amount of information not available to normal creditors.
Attorney Cris Armenta — who represents seven creditors as part of a class action lawsuit which accused Weinstein of sexual assault — is hoping to be appointed to the committee. Actress Louisette Geiss is also in attendance of the meeting, and is also applying for a seat on the board. A court-appointed trustee will interview potential committee members.
The Weinstein Co. filed for bankruptcy last week amid the fallout from Harvey Weinstein’s sexual abuse scandal. The list of creditors for the company is rather extensive and the company has liabilities in excess of $500 million