August 30, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Bankruptcy conference
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Counseling Requirement in Bankruptcy Bill May Discourage Filings

Pending bankruptcy legislation would protect IRAs
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Gray Cary Puts Hold on Pay Hikes, Partner Vote
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Bankruptcy Judge Tosses Beatle's $11 Million Lawsuit - Charges Ex-Beatle Faked His Life-Threatening Illness To "Fool" The Court
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George Young:

Ohio co-op says it lost millions
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Partner of cattle trader asks for court oversight
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Imperial Sugar Company Plan of Reorganization Becomes Effective
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Something Ventured: VCs Hit By IPO-Related Litigation
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National gets extension on letter of credit with Harrah's - Airline making progress with prospective investors, official says
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Movie Theaters:

Edwards reorganization plan approved
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Edwards Reorganization Gives Reins to Anschutz
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RBX:

RBX exits eight-month Chapter 11 stay
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RBX Corp. Emerges From Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection
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Infu-Tech:

Infu-Tech, Inc. Announces That Its Principal Operating Subsidiary Files for Bankruptcy Protection
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Infu-Tech Unit Files for Bankruptcy Protection
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EnvisioNet: Winning bidder named Microdyne tapped; Alorica bows out
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Tax Collectors, Unions Object to Furrs Supermarkets' Liquidation Plan
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Judge approves preliminary class-action in hip replacement settlement
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Former Executive at Failed Southfield, Mich., Mortgage Firm Faces Fraud Charge
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As Docs Are Stretched For Cash Is Medical Select Management Bankruptcy Impacting Medical Fee Insurance Rates?
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Md. Computer Company Files for Bankruptcy

U.S. Regulators Clears Bridge Assets Bid
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Boulder, Colo.-Based Bike Maker Schwinn Working on Employee Retention Plan
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  Washington Group:

Examiner's report fuels Raytheon-WGI dispute
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Raytheon says court examiners' findings support claims of Washington Group's management problems; WGI disagrees
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WGI plan hit from all sides - Large creditor, judge, trustee express doubts
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WGI, Raytheon both claim vindication in report
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Meeting of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Rules of Bankruptcy, Civil, and Criminal Procedure
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Deconstruction of Payless is under way
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LTV:

Rejected suitor blocks LTV unit sale
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Judge to review sale of LTV unit
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Steelworkers' vote favors new contract - Deal helps financially troubled LTV emerge from bankruptcy
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LTV contract OK'd by almost 9 to 1
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Why REITs Keep Defying Gravity
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Steel Company's Bankruptcy May Leave Former St. Louis Workers Uninsured
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Florimex attracts only one bidder
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Armstrong World Asbestos Property Damage Issue A Growing Dispute
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Dotcoms:

Dot.com crash squeezes top insurer
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The Fast and Furious Rise and Fall of the Industry Standard
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Fry's resumes talks with Cyberian Outpost
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Sarasota Net provider declares bankruptcy 

An E-Commerce Proverb: If You Snooze, You Flooz
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Final Cut For Whoopi As Online Firm Goes Bankrupt
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Brennans may turn over offshore cash to courts

Credit-Card Companies Take Hit For Charge-Offs
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U.S. Wireless:

U.S. Wireless Corp. files for bankruptcy
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U.S. Wireless Corp says files for Chapter 11
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Aladdin Casino: Default occurs, but talks continue
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Lernout & Hauspie, Units File Ch 11 Reorganization Plan
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Conn. firm set to get Shuttle America

 

 

New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Firms Calm Nerves in Cooley's Wake
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Firms Quietly Lose Lawyer Weight
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Power Utilities:

SoCal Edison Rescue Plan Clears Key Hurdle
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Calif GOP Member Helps SoCal Ed Rescue Through Committee
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Assembly OKs bailout plan for Edison - Consumer advocates say costly bailout would be a disaster
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Assembly committee approves Edison deal
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Assembly delays vote on Edison rescue again
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Edison bailout plan is oddest piece of legislation in recent memory
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Stakes high in final push for Edison rescue plan
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Telecoms:

NextWave Not Off The Hook ... Yet
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Mack the knight eyes Excite
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Williams telecom stock takes plunge - "could be another of those companies who won't make it"
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Desperate Metromedia caves in to bondholders
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Argentina:

Motormaker to file bankruptcy
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Japan:

Bad loans spell bad news for Koizumi

Regulators Admit That Japanese Banks
Will Be Slow to Relieve Bad-Loan Burden
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England:

Bankrupts and their pensions
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Bankruptcy And Suicide The Hidden Cost Of Pounds 5bn Farm Virus
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No offers at 1.25m
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The Millennium Drain: Empty Dome Is Still Taking At Least Pounds 600,000 A Month From Public Funds
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CityReach collapse
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Canada:

Closure of Algoma Steel would cost Sault Ste. Marie 6,165 jobs
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Korea:

Nationalization ruled out for Daewoo Motor
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