April 13, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Power Utilities:

Lockyer Trolls for Snitches on Power Cos.
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PG&E Creditors' Committee Is Appointed
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Judge rebuffs generators' attempt to break PG&E contract
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Calif. utility defies Dynegy demand to shut generators  

Utility shift of funds may be questioned
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SoCal Edison off downgrade review - Moody's cautions bankruptcy risk still existso
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County to Sue Edison Over $10-Million Nonpayment
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Alternative Energy Providers Seek to Cut PG&E Ties
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Feinstein Generates Support for Energy Bill
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Failed mergers leave U.S. utility dealmakers laying low
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Price Caps Excluded in FERC Plan
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Factory Owners Urge Cap on Energy Prices
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PG&E bankruptcy threatens Calif. power bond deal
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LA County joins list of those suing SoCal Edison

Cal State-Chico students may be affected by PG&E bankruptcy
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PG&E shorts counties $4.2 million: Poorer local governments say it'll be tough to get by with half a tax ration
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Expert energy panel: No easy answers Demand cuts, increased production key to easing
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PG&E Bankruptcy Keeps Brockovich Plaintiffs in Limbo
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California, not power producers, to blame for energy prices: experts
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Telecoms:

Viatel pushes closer to bankruptcy
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Viatel to miss payments, auditors question survival
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Cisco, Lucent weighed down by loans?
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Businesses Cut Off As Carriers Struggle
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PSInet finds itself in fight of its life
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  Lernout & Hauspie:

KPMG: Lernout & Hauspie execs lied
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KPMG alleges L&H managers hid information
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Microsoft broadens speech portfolio, still likes L&H
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Dotcoms:

marchFIRST declares bankruptcy
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Havas buys assets from bankrupt MarchFirst  

MarchFirst Files for Chapter 11
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Kozmo investors to be left out of liquidation proceeds
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marchFIRST details status after filing for Chapter 11
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Take My Credenza--Please
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CyberCash To Unload Assets for $20 Million Auction Tops Earlier Offer of $8 Million
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Outpost.com mulls strategic options
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Internet delivery returned to sender
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Stock Option Holders Face High Taxes
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Digital Information & Virtual Access, Inc. and Subsidiaries Seek Bankruptcy Court Protection
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Buxbaum Group Part of Joint Venture Liquidating Inventory of 33 Play Co. Toy Stores
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Shaman Granted Bankruptcy Court Approval to Assign Lease
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Norfolk Radisson owners sued by bank
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Stevens Financial Group: Awareness of risks fails to lessen anguish at loss
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Bankruptcy case poses threat to World Cup
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Bankruptcy Court Gives Avalon Landlord Time to Find Tenant
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Economy:

Downdrafts and Overdrafts
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Unemployment Could Hit 5 Percent by Fall
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Sluggish Retail Sales Signal Edginess of U.S. Consumer
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Reform:

Bankruptcy bills spark debt debate
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Survivability of Krause's Questioned
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Owens Corning Sales Take Loss
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Powell Goldstein Names Bankruptcy Partner
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Conversion Technologies International Announces Discontinuing Operations, Filing Bankruptcy
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Crisis seen for nursing homes
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The Store of Knowledge to Liquidate Inventory in 70 Stores; Chain Continues to Reorganize under Bankruptcy Protection
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Converse's Chap. 11 plan passes hurdle
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An analysis of ECW's Bankruptcy Petition
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Bridge:

Reuters eyes up rival in bankruptcy bid
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Restructuring . . .

Motorola Warns, May Sell Businesses
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Motorola to divest non-core units
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Hamtramck could face bankruptcy
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Yesse! Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
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A bankruptcy bargain for Tenet
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Pittsburgh: CCAC seeks to nullify bankrupt bookseller contracts  

Japan:

Japan bankruptcy debt hits postwar record
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Japan downbeat on economy, BOJ policy unchanged
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England:

Pubs call for help to stave off bankruptcies
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