Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 1 of 11 Form B1 (Official Form 1)- (Rev 1I0B) UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT ; . . CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA a n ! Name of Debtor (If Individual, enter Last, First, Middle): Name of Joint Debtor (Spouse) (Last First, Middle): ASANTI FINE JEWELLERS, L TO All Other Names used by the Debtor in the last 6 years All Other Names used by the Debtor in the last 6 years (include married, maidei", and trade names): (include married, maiden, and trade names): dba Asanti Last four digits of Soc. Sec. No.lComplete EIN or other Tax 1.0 No Last four digits of Soc. Sec. No,/Complete EIN or other Tax I.D. No (if more than one, state all): 95-4512543 (if more than one, state all): Street Address of Debtor (No & Street, City, State, & Zip Code): Street Address of Debtor (No. & Street City, Slate, & Zip Code): 2670 Mission Street San Marino, CA Zin Code 91108 I I Zip Code I County of Residence or of the County of Residence or of the Principal Place of Business: Los Angeles Principal Place of Business: Mailing Address of Debtor (if different from street address): Mailing Address of Debtor (if different from street address): I Zin Code Zi Code Location of Principal Assets of Business Debtor (if different from street address above): Type of Debtor (Form of Nature of Business Chapter of Bankruptcy Code Under Which Organization) (Check one box.) The Petition is Filed (Check one box) (Check one box.) D Individual (included Joinl Debtors) D Health Care Business t8 Chapter 7 D Chapter 11 D Chapter 15 for Recognition of a See Exhibit D rin page ;: of this form Foreign Main Proceeding D Single Asset Real Estate as t8 Corporation (included LLC and defined in 11 U.S.C. §101(51B) LLP) D Chapter 9 D Chapter 12 o Partnership D Railroad D Chapter 13 D Chapter 15 Petition for Recognition o Other (If debtor is not one of the D Stockbroker of a Foreign Nonmain Proceeding above entitled, check this box D Commodily Broker and provide the information D Clearing Bank Nature of Debts (Check one box) reauested below.) ~ other State type of entiy: Tax-Exempt Entity D Debts are primarily consumer ~ Debts are primarily business debts, defined in 11 U.S.C, §101(8) debts. (Check one box, if applicable) as "incurred by an individual D Debtor is a tax-exempt primarily for a personal, family, or organization under Title 26 ol the house-hold purpose." United States Code (the Internal Revenue Code). Filing Fee (Check one box) Chapter 11 Debtors ~ Full Filing Fee attacned Check one box: D Debtor is a small business as defined in 11 U.S.C. §101 (510). D Filing Fee to be paid in installments (Applicable to individuals only) D Debtor is not a small business debtor as defined in 11 U_S.C §101(5ID). Must attach signed application for the court's consideration certifying that the debtor is unable to pay fee except in installments. Rule Check if: 1006(b). See Official Form 3A D Debtor's aggregate noncontingent liquidated debts (excluding debts owed to insiders or affliates) are less than $2 milion D Filing Fee waiver requested (Applicable to chapter 7 individuals only). Check all applicable boxes: Must attach ~igned application for the court's consideration See Official Form 38. D A plan is being filed with this petition D Acceptances of the plan were solicited prepetitio~ ~~m ~(~~ or more classes of creditors, in accordance with 11 U.S.C. 1126 b Statistical/Administrative Information THIS SPACE FOR Debtor estimates that, after any exempL propertY' is excluded unsecured creditors. EI Deblor esLimates that funds will be available 'or distribution to and administrative expenses paid there will be no funds available for distribution to unsecured creditors. COURT USE ONLY Estimated Number Of Creditors 1- 50- 100- 200- 1,000- 5,001 - 10,001- 25,001 - 50,001 - Over 4' 9. ,.. ... 5,000 10,000 25,000 50,000 100,000 100,000 D D ~ D D D D D D D Estimated Assets 'o- $50,001- $100,001- $500,001- $1,000,001- $10,OriO,001_ $50,000,001- $100,000,001- $500,000,001- More $50,000 $100,000 $500,000 $1 million $10 Million $50 million $100 Million $500 Million $1 Billion $1 Billion D D D ~ D D D D D D Estimated Debts $0- $50,001- $100,001- $500,001- $1,000,001- $10,000,001- $50,000,001- $100,DOO,001- $500,000,001- More $50,000 $100,000 $500,000 $1 million $10 Million $50 million $100 Million 5500 Million $1 Billion $1 Billion D D D D ~ D D D D D MAINlJOCS.# 154l:M i -v l-I\santi_ Chaptcr7Pclition, DOC Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 2 of 11 Form 81 Official Form 1 Pa e 2 - 1/08 Voluntary Petition FORM B1,Page 2 (This page must be completed and fifed in eve/y case) Location Where Filed None Location Case Number' Where Filed mrs Deiítor (If rnor Name of Debtor' Case Number: Date Filed: None District: Relationship: Judge' Exhibit "A" Exhibit "B" (To be completed if debtor is an individual whose debts are primarily (To be completed if debtor is required to fie periodic reports, e.g., forms consumer debts) i, the attorney for the petitioner named in the foregoing 10K and 100) with the Securities and Exchange Commission pursuant to petition, declare that I have informed the petitioner that (he or she) may Section 13 or (15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and is proceed under chapter 7, 11, 12, or 13 of title 11, United States Code, and requesting relief under chapter 11) have explained the relief available under each such chapter. i further certify D Exhibit A is attached and made a part of this petition_ that i have delivered to the debtor the notice required by 11 U.S.C. §342(b) X Signature of Attorney for Debtor(s) Date Exhibit C Exhibit 0 Does the debtor own or have possession of any property that poses or is (To be completed by every individual debtor. If a joint petition is alleged to pose a threat of imminent and identifiable harm to public health filed, each spouse must complete and attach a separate Exhibit DJ. or safety? D Exhibit D completed and signed by the debtor is attached and made a part of this petition. D Yes, and Exhibit "C" is attached and made a part of this petition If this is a Joint petition: ¡g No. D Exhibit 0 also completed and signed by th~ joint debtor is attached and made a part of this petition. Information Regarding the Debtor - Venue (Check any applicable box) l: Debtor has been domiciled or has had a residence, principal place of business, or principal assets in this District for 180 days immediately preceding the date of this petition or for a longer part of such 180 days than in any other District o There is a bankruptcy case concerning debtor's affiliate, general partner, or partnership pending in this District. o Debtor is a debtor in a foreign proceeding and has its principal place of business or principal assets in the United States in this District, or has no principal place of business or assets in the United States but is a defendant in an action or proceeding (in a federal or state court) in this District, or the interests of the parties will be served in regard to the relief sought in this District. Statement by a Debtor Who Resides as a Tenant of Residential Propert Check all applicable boxes D Landlord has a judgment against the debtor for possession of debtor's residence. (If box checked, complete the following) (Name of landlord that obtained judgment) (Address of landlord) D Debtor claims that under applicable nonbankruptcy law, there are circumstances under which the debtor would be permitted to cure the entire monetary default that gave rise to the judgment for possession, after the judgment for possession was entered, and D Debtor has included in this petition the deposit with the court for any rent that would become due during the 30-day period after the filing of the petition. D Debtor certified that he/she has served the Landlord with this certification. (11 U.S.C. §362(1). MI\INUOCS-# 154XS 1-\'1 -I\santi_ C1111pter7PeLilion.DOC Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 3 of 11 . r(s): ~rw 1i1.P~lJlI$ . FINE JEWELLERS, LTD. Signalure(s) of Debwr(s) (Individual/Joint) ~~ Si9na~ 01 . Foregn Rep..entive of. , deolare under Pèn.lty of f:rjury lhl!t tho Informaton p~ldod I" tn~ ~ Roi:~gnized Foralgn Proooings petition Îs- tre and GOrJcL ¡If petitioner is an indiviual whose: debts are priarily consumer debts and h.. choien to file und.r ch.Ptr 7)1 .m I dêolaÆ und ii t peril!lly ò~ pe~ury that Ihe infrmation provided iii this aw.re thall ma proc under chapter 7. 11, 12 or 1301 tit I 1, Unn' pèition lr ti'l~ ~ri rmr'md, tliit I i:m 1M fnl'i!n 'P.lUl"_I:Pint~tN. l) a d~r in States Code, understnd the relief available undei' ea such eliapter, and . foreign m.iij proin/i, and th.t I 'm autorized 10 filo lhis pellton. =hOOt. to proceed un(ler chapter 7. (If.,o attrney represents me and no (Ch.cK one tl~) i bankruptcy pet~lon preparer signs ttie peliiOn) I have oblained and read o I reues ~Iie in .ccordn,, with chapwr 15 of t~l. 11, Unltad Stotes the nojlce required by 11 U.S.C. §32(b). Cod. CMff copie of the docmant. requird by 11 U.S.C. 51515.re .naehed. d' ! I request reliel in a.eordanee with the chaptr el lh. tile 11, Unlted Slate. COOl;, ~ri~clM I" 1¡'11; ri~titioi. D F'UfSlli'iiL l, 11 us_~_ §1 !l1~. I fequee.t f~ller In 8Crdanca with the x chapter of' ,11 s~c:iféd in this petition. A certlfed coy of the ordr (Signatre of De~tor) granting rBco~nltoli is atÌei:hed X 11 (SiQnatuTB of Joint Debror) Telephone and FaJl Numb!;r (If not represented by atlmey) Ii i (Signatre dlForeign Rèpreenlative I~ :. (l~nted N,. 01 Foreig R.pre,"ntatie i~ Dete: If (D.la) I:: i~mey !llgn.lure bl Non..lt"" PI!Hlon Prep...r X fl. Signature óf At10mey for DQbtor(s) I docl.re "nd'" penalt otpe~ury th.t: (1) lem a bsnkruptcy potitn prepereras d~fined In I 1U,S,C,. § 110; ~2) i prepared this dOCm.nl for ccrlneeitior.o.nd héYc ¡)roidci tIt debtor wit ii oopy of lh~ iJOlII~rll OMd the nolicl ,nd Infrm.lion reuire under 11 U.S.C. §il 10(b). 110(h), end 34(b); a~ (3) il rule or guldelin.. hove boon Proulg.ted purouent to 11 u.s.C. §11Ib(l') setng a maimum fee for setvices chargefible by Rjçbarç Hi Golybg bankn.ptc pdJition prepaters, I have givem th_ debtor notice of ttie rrximum øm~unt before preparing any docmerit for filing for a debtor or Prnted N.m. of AUomey ror Debtor ,ccpllng on~~~ frm th debtor, e. requi.. In lhet seion. Ofci.1 Form Winthrop CpuSbot ProlijOO" ceægration 18D is ataclieo. Firm Name Ii 660 Newprt Center OM 4"1 Floor It Printed Na~iand Iltle. if iany. nf R:nkf\iptey PiMrnon Prep:;rQr Nea BeaM ÇA 9æ60 it , Telephone: S4g.72Q.1OC Social Secrì numbor (lithe bankruptcy polillon prep.rer is not.n IndlYk:ui!l, $tat tne Socii I SecrIt nUmDer Of the affcer. principal. responsible p¡son or partner of th bankruplcy pel~ion praparar.) Date: NpVlMblr 22. 2010 Bar No. j 80434 (Required by 1~ U.S.C, §11 0.) l~ Signare 01 Debtor (CorporetionlPer1norship) !i. Addres I dcolre under pe,,"y Qf ¡)rjury that thll il1r"llIi!Uun prQvldd In i~ this petition l$ true aind ccrrct. .;nd that i hive been auti-oii to fire this petition on behalf cf the debtor. Tle ciebkir re(luests Illlef In eccrd::mæ whh the chaptiir cf t1ki 11, Unned Slals C ,.. X I,: I I'; ,.' Ii: I Sinature 01 ~nkn,ptc)' l=étiion Preparer Dr ofcer, prinâpal, reponSible I~ ! pemon, Dr parêer wl'os socal ",curi number Is. pmvir.õbove. N.me. and srl,i Secriy numbers lOf'1I other Indiiiidu.1s who prepare or assisted in drp:iring thb; document unl... thl bankrvplq petiion Nelson A Holdg Printed Name of Authorizsd Individuai i.' , prepilrer ¡is nai~ii Indiliidiià1. If m"" thon ok. p.rson plepared thl. document '\lch .dditin.lshee conformlna (0 h aDDroD"te t.lll fo fur I!eh ~T'Dn. ereSldent Title of Authorlnd Individu 'l I e.t.: l: ~ :-'' A banknplcy ¡rHöo ~r'. "'i/ure 10 compl wi the pr,lon oIlf 11 ond tho Ferol Rule. 01 Benkfl1c Prro mey "sun in fln.. or 1m menrbroOln 17 U.S,C. isa Ii: ¡i ii i~ ji I!: MAINDOS-I ~488i~'Y I.Asli_Clilptc1Pclition (2)_DO !i Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 4 of 11 " I Attorneyoc POl Name, Md,"'. Tdephonc& F IV Nnnib".. oed C"òr"m;. Stst, Bat Number ir FOR ~OURT USE QNL Y Rich.re H. Golubow- State BarNo. 160434 . ! , WINTHROP COUCHOT PROFESSIONAL CORPORA nON 1 : 660 Ni:wPllt Center Drive, Fourt Floor , Newport Beacb. CA 92660 . , Telephone: (949) 7204100/Facimile: (949)7204111 , I~ 18 Attorney for: A.antí Fine Jewellers,Ltd., dba A.anti !i: UNITEÐ STATES ØANK~VYTÇY COURT il: CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA l !~' In rc: , I" CASE NO.: 11 ASANn FINE JEWELLERS, LTD. dba ASANTI I: i; CHR; 7 Debtor¡s). ADV,NO.; Iii , " ELECONlC FIING DECLATlArnON (COllORA TIONIPARTNERSHI) 1:, 15 Petition. stmeent of afrs. scheules or list II: Dated Fl1ed~ MIil'mrTntly 12 Other; '11 ; Dated Filed: "' il Amendments to Ihe petition, S1te,"ent of afrs, scheules or lists " , Do:ed .Filed: PART T - DECLARATION OF AUfHORIZED SIGNATORY DEBTOR OR tlTHR PARTY I. ,, i' i, the undcrsiBIlci h~I'i;J dlXli:li¡ UliiJlil' lNmilly Ufp-IJUI)' iJiii: (1) 1 h~vç tiçm Ibtfmnzcd ~y the Di:btor or oUler par on whQS benalf the above-refernce 40cument is being fict (Filng Pa) 10 'ign and to me, on beh.lfof~e Filing 11:111y, the above-refereicct documeni being fied eleeironic,11y (Filed Document); (2) I ha"" read and und..std the Filed Document; /3) the iaroneation providod In the Filed Document ¡, tre, Cor anO c:omplctCj (4) Ulc "ISI/' followed by my name. on the signatrc IiIl tor thë!Filng pat in the Filed Docuent serves as my sí.soatu on behalf of the Fllin@ Part ard derotos the. making of suh declarions, requ~, stomcnbl verificaiol'.s and cerifications by me and by the Filng Par to the sae exiet and ell as my RCal ,Ign.tore on sueh sign ¡¡ii(,): (5) i have ""lo'lIy 'igned a ine and corct har copy of the Filed Doeumeni in 'uch place, on bE.a1f of the FlUng Par and provided t.e e'¡ted har copy of the Piled Document to th Pntng Ptly's attornoy; and (6) I, on belalfofthe Filng !'. have authoriid the Filng Part's ~Olney to file the electronic v.,ion of the Filed Document and ~ (i'. e United StatES Bankrptcy Court (nT t,he r.C1tnll);'tr;i:,t öfCnlloria S: ature of Autlwl"ized SInIi:to,y of Filng PÙ,.Cy Ii . Novemberif2.2010 Dale I,: Nelson A. Holda '; , Printed Name 'if Authorized Signature 'if Filing Party President 'I Tiile of Auihor;:ed Signature of Filing Par ii II PART II. DECLARATION OF ATTORNEY FOR SIGNING PARTY !l f t the i.iiders¡gn~d Attorney for the filing Parl hereby dechirç under penalt of JijUl' tnat i (I)th l4!sI," followed by my nam~ on the sigiiiture lines (or tlie Attrney for the FlItig Par in me filed Document i;es as my sigrlre and d~olç the making of such deciMatonS. rcCli.csts. ~Uint~ 'lerfia"tion'l :iid ("-fifics¡on~ to thii Slll'~ '~tent and efToct Q5 my ~ signa1ii on .mdi ~ilnfttlJlçljlit:; (2) an authorized sÍgnatory of the Filing På signed the Declararion of Aurharized Signaiory of Debtor or oVier Party ~ore I electtnnica1y rubmiltd the Filed Doument for filing wilh the United Stale, Banlcpty Court fur the Centrl Distct ofCalit"miii (3) ¡ihave octually '¡gned a irue and eorrec hard ti()tly ofthc .lîlcd I)O'umot in tll: locø.tiQntl that an;: imJil;i1ied by "/s/;'IbIlC)wed l'Y my nan~ and nave ~btinoo th ~itraturc of the authorze signatory of the Filng Par in the locaions that ii h,dieatcd by "/sf."" followod by the nii~ ofthc FiI~g t'an's autorze signato, on ti'e true and corct hard copy of the Filed Document. (4) J shal maintan the exected originals ortis Declaratian. the D~laratif)1' l) A.uthorued Si,¡Tllo", of Deb ior or Qihe' Fort, and Ihg¿Flled V e"ment ror a period offi.. yo"" aftr the closingjofthe c..~jn whic IIley .. mod; and (5) I ,hall rnalc the executed originals 0 Der; atiJ!i ~ 'lclarøti01 of Deb'or(s) Or Other Part, and:~he Filed Dbment mailable fo reiew upon reuest of the Cour or other p " . ~ I! . Navembe~2 2010 ' Signatre of Attorney /17" Flling ParIJ) Date It Richar H. Go Iubow If Prini.d Name of Attorney for FiI,,/! Party " k' I¡ This form Cl mandiili by Orer of the UnÎtç(J :Staies Bnnknrtcy CQnlfdhe Centr;Distrct ofCaliromia N..mbt,2006 " ¡r MAINDOC$-I :i878-vl -Asiilt_,EFïlcl)ç,OO II Ii " Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 5 of 11 United States Bankruptcy bourt Ce"'~1 0;.",1 of C. io.t;, In re: ASANTI FINE JEWELLERS. L TO Caee N.o. Debtor I. Chapter 7 I. I STATEMENT REGARDING AUTHORITY TOIISIGN AND FILE PETITION company: II, i I, Nelson A. Holdo, the President of Asanti Fine Jewellers, U\d., the lDebtor named herein and that on November 19, 2010 the following resolution was duly adopt~rJ by the Board of Directors of this ii. "\NeroBs, ij is in the best interest or Lhis company to file a ~~Iuntary ¡petition in the United States Bankruptcy Court pursuant to Chapter 7 of Title 11 of the United Sillies Coáe; I Be II Therefore Resolved, thai Nelson A. Holdo, Ihe Presideht of Asaiitl Fine Jewellers, Lid., is authorized and directed 10 execule and deliver all doouments nece~sary to perfect Ihe filing of a chapter 7 volunlary bankruptcy Oil behalf of Asantl Fine Jeweiiers, i;td; and: Be It Further Resolved, that Nelson A. Holdo, the President tf Asanti: Fino Jewellers, LId., is authOrized and direcled to appear in all bankruplcy proceedings on ~ehalf ot: Ihe Debtor, and 10 olherwise do and perform all acts and deeds and to execute and deliver all necessary documents on behalf of tiie Debtor in connection With such bankruptcy case; and 1, : Be It Further Resolved, that N"lson A. Holdo, the President If I\sontiiFine Jewellers, Ltd" is authorized and directed to employ the law firm of Winthrop c,ouchot'lilProfessional Corporation to represent the Debtor in such bankruptcy case." I,, 6xecuted On: November 22, 2010 i o. President I , M.£4 154377.'1 i -A~ant¡ _ Aiit'(il T of ilePefTon. DOC '.-p , Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 6 of 11 Ii i i Atto''''r u. P..Lr N.."" AJJ..". T.i""hon. '" pro Numbor, and C'lllbmla 5.." Bar tb" ~R COURT USt U.NL Y Richar H, Golubow -- Siate BaT No, i 60434 " i rgolubow@winihrOl'ooèhot.com I , WlNTHOP COUCHOT PR.OFESSIONAL CORPORATION ! ! 660 N,wport Cen.ir Drve, Fourt Floor , 1 N.wpii a_h, CA 92660 i, Telephone: (949) 720-4100i¡ Facsimile: (949) 720-11 fi Altomcy for Debtor, A::anti Fine lewtllÇJ,\ Ltd. I' UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT CENTRAL DISTRCT OF CALIFORNIA ii I In re: C:AsRNn, III II I i\SANTj FIN JEWELLER.S, LID, db. ASANTT IIY,NO,: l De,oi(.), , I CJTAF7R; 7 1 Plai 'ff,), J Dore :ll.). I:: Corporate Ownership Statement ~ursuan~ to F.R.BoP. 1007(a)(I) and 7007.1, and Local BlIhruptcy Rule 10025 Iii : Pu",uant to F.R,ßP. l007(a)(l) and 7007.1 and Local BankrptCy Rule 1002-5. Ji carpartriol1 otherthrm" g"".rnmmlal unit, that is a debtor in a volumar case or a part to on adversary proeeding or a collesed mailer slillfil.thi4 stalement Meniijing all . , : Its parent corporations aitllisling ain pibllcly held company, oiher than a govermenlal unt. that directly or indirectly own JO% or mnrp. rf any r.~s, of '''4 torpòraJion 's tiquil)' inftJßÇt, or state ihllt there are no e-nliit~ to ,,~pvr'_ 7'hii Corparace Ownership Siaiament must be filed upon arr chang In clrCUMstaiiæs that renders ¡his Corpo!ale Ow&ship Slalement Inaccurate, I, NelSOn A. Holdo the President olthe undersigned in the abov,,capt,6ned easel herby declar under pealty of perjury underihe laws of the United States of Ameríca that the following is iiè andcorret: Ii: ! (Cbock lbe appropriate boxes Bod, if 1, I Imv" I"n;unal knowledge of applicable, provide tbe ""quired infqkmalion., the matters set forth in this Stsement bCiause; "i Iii , Il rg J am the prsident or other offcer or an authori7.m agentofthe debfur corporation. o J am a pany t( an adversary proçeding. I, CJ I rn (l PEtIty to a (¡QT1ti;:s D1ottea', 1;11 D I il the attni.y for the debtor corpration. I: I! 2.0. o The following entities. othe than the debtor or a govemmmtal uni~directly dr indireey own 10% or more of an class of th, eOl1m'tion's(s') equity inierests; Ii!: If additional pages required, attach Iii I ~ Nl.mbotil :iuiu b. ti There are no entities that directly or indireotly own i 0"11 or more orl~ny c1as, ~fthe corporation', equit intees. ~;gey or D~ Dt i Nelson A. Holdo Ii Prnted Name of Attorney or Declarat " ,: I I' i: Ii .' III This rerm is opti(intil. It ha ben npprnctl for us bylhe Unitid States: ßanktu~ Court for ~e Ccntl DbtrCl0fClifuili. I\pril2007 I!, j! ~1ND' 5487~-v J -kini:( Q'ner$hipStlerl ,DOC I.' I: Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 7 of 11 ! i~ Part Namll. Ai:drt.t!', ",ncl T",lçiphCln,; Ni)ml:ø.r (CA Stit9 F.;ir No. If ;ir:Pi(~f:) FOR coul! USE 0'" Y Riohard H. Golubow- Stal. e.rNo, 160434 rgolubow@winlhropcouohotcim Ii ; ~ WINTHROP COUCHOT PROFESSIONAL CORPORATION i' 660 Newport Cenler Drive, Fourth Floor i: Newport Beach, CA 92660 , ; (949) 720-4100 II " i; ; UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT r :1 CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA I ì; In rei CHAPTEJ: CASE N "BER ASANTI FINE JEWELLERS, L TO. ! II DeblOr. !i nJo H..~nø Reouired) " It' VENUE DISCLOSURE FOR~ FOR CORPORATIONS FILING CH~PTER Ü (Required by General Order $7-) I . Attch addroonal sheets as necary and indlcaJ so in eabh sec/ion" Il ! 1. SpeciN the address of the principal offce of the Debtor currently on 1e with the California Secretary of State (from Form SOl 00, S0200, or S0300): ~ 2670 Mission Street, San Marino, CA 91108 " 2. Specrf Ihe address of the principal offce of the Debtor listed on the :: ebtor's n'.t recent l"rJ"rëltax rsrn: 11, II 2670 Mission Street, San Marino, CA 81106 'ii ii' 3. Disclose the current business addressees) for all corporate offcers: II i Ii: 2070 Mission Street, San Marino, CA 91108 II 4. I!: ; Disclose the currnt business address(i:s) where the Debtor's boks lind recorts are located: !f 2670 Mìssion Street, San Marino, CA 91108 i l ; f 1,\ Rev. 1219 ThÎ$ fO is røu~ .Danlli Gimel'1 Onr 87.o:i, II MIJ ri RfJ1"11 ft: lll ~ 1M Unbd ~R 1i5lkNpt ClMrt 1M _ ~~I Olñ' or ~1i.:tii.. ,;. VEN-C ~ I~ MA1NI.x5- 134879.v I~A5:ati _ VCQueDÎsclostlR:, DO I:' " Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 8 of 11 Venue Disclosure Form for Corporations Filng ChaplZr 11 - pa~~ Two (2) In re If . VEN-C ASANn FINE JruLLi;RS. L'r. CHA~TER7 ' CAS~ NUMBER; 5. I ii . . Debtor. List the address(es) whel" the maj~rlt of the Oebtor's ass..'" "r9 iJLted basod on a book value deterinin..tion as set fort on the Debtor's most recent balance sheel' !Ii' 2670 Mission Slreet, Sen Marino, CA 91108 'I i '~l ; I: i NfA,i' I 6. Disclose any different addressees) to lhose listed above within six m nths pndr to the filing ofthe petition and state the reasons for the chAnoe in Oldress(es): Il ~ 7. . i i 11I Stale the name and address of the offcer signing this Statement an~'the relationship of such person to the Debtor (specify): ¡. Nelson A. Holda, 2670 Mission Street, San Marino, CA 91108 correct I , 8. Total number of attched pages of sUPPor1ng documentation: ¡: 9. i declare under penalty of pe~ury under the laws of the United State ,I,of America, thai the foregoing is tre and I': i' Executed on the 22"" of November 2010 at San Marino, C..lifomia I" 11, !il Nelson A. Holdo .. Printed Name President Ii i iy""lurn O~Dec/a¡¡rir Position or Title of Offcer .I Ii ii i !i F , i ii 'i 'i I! Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 9 of 11 STATEMENT OF RELATED ': SES i 1. INFORMATION REQUIRED BY LOCA~ RULE ~01S-2 UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT, CENTRd DISTRIcT OF CALIFORNIA 1. II ;'1 : i¡ : ~" , A petition under the Bankruptcy Act of 18gB or the Bankrupt Reform Act .1 1978 has preously been filed hy nr egoinll the debtor. his/her spouse, an offliete of the debtor, any copartnership or joint ,Jn\u,- of which debtor Is or formerly was a general or limited partner, or member, or any corporation of which the debtr is a dii;ctor, offCer, or pers in control, as foliow; (Sel forth Ihp. r.mpl@'1e number tind titlø of ..uch of prior !'roecedingi date filod, i~ture IhtØnlrof, the Bankruptcy JUdge and court to whom assigned, whether stHi pending end, if not, the disposnion thereof. ¡ If none, So indicate. AlSO, list any real propert included in Schdule A that was filed wi1h any such prior prOceing(s).) ~ None i! I' i " 2. (If petitioner is a partership or joint VInture) A pettion under the Bankruptcy Act 011898 oi, the Bankn.pt Reform Act of 1978 has previously been fied by or againsl the debtr or en afliate of !he ~ebtor, or ii general,pertr in the debtor, a relalle Qf the geiieral fJ,in(rivr, general panner Of, or persn In control of the debtr, pannèrshiP in which the debtor is a general parner. general partner of the debtor, or person in control of the debtor aslöllow: (ait forth !he complete number and mle of such prior proceeding, date filed, nature of the proceeding. the Bankrupl~rr'!JurJge .'* court '" whom oo.igned, whether .tll N/A j" ,i pending and. if not, the disposition thereof. If none, so indi""te. Also, list'. ny real propert included in Scheule A that was filed with any such prior pmceeding(s).) ,¡ ¡ 3. ': (If petiioner is a corporation) A petition under the Bankruptcy Act 01 1898 ¡ the Baniiptev Act of 1978 has previously been flied by or ageinst the debtor. or any of it affliates or subsidiaries, a direJ¡Of the de~tor, an ofcer of Ihe debtor, a person in eontrol cf thp. rlebtor. a partnllf$hip in which the debtor ia general P8rtnel"~.. general! pililrær of the debtor, a relative Of the general partner, direct. offcer, or person in control of the debtor, Or any pe . ons, firm or corpraons owning 20% or more of , its voting stock as follow; (Set forth the coplete number and title of such .prior proceedin~, dale filed. nalure of pro.Reiing. the tlenKrupicy Judge and oourt to whom assigned, whether stil pending' and if nOt, the disposion thereof. If none, so 4. None . 11'.. rI.i indiæte. Also. list any reel propert included in Schedule A that was filed wi1 any SUChlPriOr prooeeding(s).) (If petitioner i6 £In indivifyGtI) A petio., ","O'er tne Bijn~rupicy RefOrm Act, in~ll,ding atrndments thereof, has bêen filed by or against the debtor wnhin Ihe last 160 days: (Set lort the oomplete number ild title of $uch prior proceding, date filed, nature N/A I' . of proceeding, the Bankruptcy Judge and court to Whom assigned. wh.ihar ~fill pendi~g, end if not, the diepccílion thereof. If none. sO indicate. Also, list any real propert included in Schedule A that waii~fled w~h ~ny SUCh prior proceeding(s),) I declare, under pena~y 01 pe~ury, that the foregoing is tre and correct Executed at c Si/k-vp' . Califomia , I Fin eweners, Ltd. dba Asanti Dated November 22, 2010 B~: NelSon A. Holdo. President t I L I , i I It miG: for is mandatory by Orderoflh Unile States 8ankrbplt Ci; ror ~ Genlril D~ct of Catli, R@vise ",:I 20 ~: :: F 1015.2.1 MAINDOS#15487a.V1-Asantu;ielaledCaaes.OOC Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 10 of 11 . l I Form B 203 - Di5i;losure ofCompenSition of Alli)Ç) ror Debtor- (i¡gg)) l' United States Bankruptc ~Court J998 USEe, Cerimil nl~ltict ofClilltbmitl Central District of Califo . ia I~ In re: Asanli Fine Jewellers, Ltd. db. Asanti i Case No. Depi, Chapter 7 DISCLOSURE OF COMPëNSATIO~ OF ATIORNEY . FOR DEBTOR II' : 1. Pursuanllo 11 U.S.C. § 328(a) and Bankruptcy Rule 2016(b). i certfy that I a~ the attorhey for the aboe memion@ij c1ebtor(o) and that compen~~l¡on paid to f)'it! within one year befOre the filing of the pethion ¡nl:bankruptcY, or agreed to be paid to me. for seNic$ rendered or to be rendere on bellf of the deblor(.) in contemplaticn of or in linnediortwith the benkn.plcy ease is Os follows: For legal services. I havf. ;:greed to acc@pt for C9rviC$C; rendc~d i~ $ 22.00,00 Balance Due i1 $ 0.00 P~or to the filing of this Slalement. i have received payment of It. $ 22,00.00 2 The source of compensation paid to me was: i¡ 12 Debtor o oth.r (specify) II 3. The sour"" of compensation to be piid to me is: h: o Debtor D Other (specify) ii' I' it ,, 4 r8 i have not iigreed to eh..re tho obo..e-dîeGlos eompeiisiilhm with any ot11er person unless they are members and atched I!'I:ii associates Of my law firm. r, D i have agrP.F!ct tn $hi¡re the above-iscloiBd compenaetion wifn I! person fJllisons Who are not members or associates of my law firm A copy of Ihe agreemenl, together wih a list of the nam.. O~~he peoplè .hanng in the compensation. is 5. In return for the above-dieclosed lee. I have agreed to render legal service for an aspeet oftli bankruptcy case, including: a) Analysis of the debtor'S financial situation. and rendering advice and aSGi~!"nce to tH deblor(s) in delemiining whether to filA a petition 4Jnder Title 111 United SlGlfes Code; I:; b) Praparation and filing 01 any petition. schedule, statement of afirs. and oiher docrlnls required by the court; ç) RepreselllGiliun of the deOtor($) at the meeling of credftors. I!: ~ j; ! 6. By agreement with lh. debtor(s) the above dieelosed lee doe. nol indude the IQiiowng services: reprsentation in any litigation which may be brought in connection with the Chapter 7 i~cluding. ~ut not limited to, examinations pursuant to Rule 2004 ofthel'ederal Rul"" ufBanlmptcy Procedur! and rcljeffrom stay litigation CERTIFICATIOÑ it . ~! :', : I', ,i i certify that th,e foregoing is a compl~te statement of any ;:!J~mE'nt or agreement lI~ r p:iymc~. 10 me for represenl;liun of deblor(s) in lhis bankn.p1cy proeding, , , the Doted: November 22, 2010 ii, Ii' ahl+ Richard H. GoluboW Winthrop Couchot PrèesionalColloralion Anomey for Oebtor(.j! , !, .M1 S4833-vl -A$.1nlt blscOgiircAli)'p. DO I~ I:: I! Case 2:10-bk-60227-ER Doc 1 Filed 11/23/10 Entered 11/23/10 11:14:00 Desc Main Document Page 11 of 11 " I Attorney or Pa Name, Addiiss, Telephone and Fax Numbeii, and Caljfomiii Stete Bm- Numl)r FOR COURT USE ONLY R1CHARD H. GOLUBOW - STATE BAR NO. 160434 ! WITI.IROP COUCHOT PROFESSIONAL CORPRATION ! 660 Newport Center Drve. Fourth Floor , Newport Bech, CA 92660 Telephone: (949) 720-4 i 00 Facsimile: (949) 720-4 i i i i Attorneys for Debtor , UNITD STATES BANKRUPTcY COURT CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORIA In re: : Chllor i ASANTI FINE JEWELLERS, LTD. dba ASANTI ;; ,i CAS NlER ,. DebtoL !~ Ii. , DECLATION RE: LIMTED SCOPE(~F APPEARACE , (No Htaine Rtou¡",dl PURSUANT TO LOCAL BANUP~ÇY RULE 2090.1 TO THE COURT, TI DEBTOR, TH TRUSTEE (Uany), AND TH dkTEU SIAI:ES TRUSTEE: I, . I i . I am the attorney for the Debtor in the abovtxptioned banknipt~ cae. ' 2. l ¡ On November 18,2010, I agred with the Debtor that for a fee oftI2,OOo.Ob, i would provide only the following ~rvice~ Prepare and fie the Petition and Schedules 'iil b. ø Represent the Debtor at tbe 34 I (a) Meeting ii . c. 0 Represent the Debtor in any relief from sty actions II. i ct. 0 Represent the Debtor io any proceeding involvins "0 ~bjoction to Debtor's dischai¡,IO pursuaJ)t to I i U.S.C. § 72 Ii , e. o Represent the Debtor in any pr=diog to deler ine lheter a specific debt is nondischargeahl. under i i U.S.C. § 523 i f. o Other (JPecif):! '. . 'I ; I this page. I: 3. i declare under pealty of perjury under the laws of the i Initict ¡:taJ~. of America that tho foregoing i. tre and co.rrect and that this declaration was exeuted on the following d..l~ at the cily set forth in the uppe left-hand comer of II Dated: Novembe 22, 20 i 0 ~Ol' COUCHOT P.C. I HEREBY APPROVE TH ABOVE: U , 11' B~: ¡Z.t/dJ Ii Richard H. Golubow Attorney for Deblor Ii, I: I:' Ii! MAlNæIlISJ88-vl'A~ti Ltd~¥Apce.DC Rev. I/O! This form ii:optional, It has been ap"roved fb, usc by the United Stfles Clift for the Cenl:~~District QfCallfola. F 2090-1.1 ii 1"
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