December 17, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Enron:

LTV Ruling Hangs Over Enron/JP Securitization Dispute
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Full-Text Search Selected Enron Pleadings
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Enron's Mysterious, Troubled Core
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Power in Enron fight is with asset sales
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Enron Asks Court to Approve Auction of Trading Unit
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Moody's downgrades Dynegy, Calpine
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Legal eruption centers on Enron bankruptcy
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Enron says staff had time for 401(k) transfers
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Enron CEO Lay to miss Senate hearing
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America's New War Against Enron - Lawyers go gunning for corporate terrorists
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Enron effect: Mesa needs gas supplier
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The Fall of Enron - How ex-CEO Jeff Skilling's strategy grew so complex that even his boss couldn't get a handle on it
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Indian firms to bid for Enron's Dabhol project
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Bankruptcy Judge for Enron Case Is Known as a Stickler for Detail
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Enron seeks to auction off controlling stake
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IBM Trying To End Pact Or Recoup $1.25M From Enron
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A 401(k) Post-Mortem - After Enron, Emphasis on Company Stock Draws Scrutiny
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AEP Picks up Portion of Enron
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Picking Up the Pieces
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Firms See Tougher Disclosures Coming after Enron Debacle
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Arthur Andersen's 'Double Duty' Work
Raises Questions About Its Independence
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Enron Answers Criticism of Lockdown
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Enron Asks Court to Approve Auction of Trading Unit
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State has questions for Enron, utilities
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Enron to auction energy trading unit in January
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Spotlight on Enron Is Expected to Lead
To New Oversight of Accounting Firms
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Dynegy's Bid to Take Over Enron's Pipeline Faces Legal Hurdles
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Houston to Take Hit due to Enron's Fall into Bankruptcy
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Washington's wide-open doors slam shut on fallen Enron chief
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The Enron mess: Energy giant's calamity - spotlights regulatory loopholes
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Clock Ticking for Enron to Save Trading Operation
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Where's the Juice After Enron's Meltdown?
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Senate Panel Invites Enron CEO to Hearing
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Enron collapse has lessons for investors
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Enron Fallout Is Still Raining Down
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Enron consolidation plans shaking up downtown office market
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House panel wants Andersen Enron records
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Calpine's shares plummet on fears of possible credit downgrade
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Always look for alternatives before declaring bankruptcy
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  Bankruptcy system rewards key creditors and executives; stockholders pay steep price
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Corporate bankruptcies big business for lawyers
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Competing players pursue myriad goals
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NationsRent Commences Chapter 11 Proceedings to Restructure Debt
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Equal Opportunity Recession: Almost Everyone Is Feeling It
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This Space for Rent - San Francisco firms sitting out best buyers' real estate market in years
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Millions in bankruptcy professional fees erode shareholders' wealth
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Bankruptcy Bulls: Mutual Discovery Fund Seeks Distressed Debt Worldwide
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King Mill legal battle to resume

Former Polaroid workers confront benefits cuts, anger
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Steel:

Retirees from Ohio Steel Company Unlikely to Retain All Benefits
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Mismanagement, misfortune blamed for LTV's 2nd collapse
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Laid-off steelworkers facing tough holiday season
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Mill's Shutdown Ends Way of Life
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Startec files for Chapter 11
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Corporate layoffs surge, ruin holidays for some
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Judge OKs brokerage settlement - 20 ex-clients to get half of money lost
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Firms Hit Hard as Asbestos Claims Rise
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Bankruptcy Reform:

Netting provisions may move
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Circumstances Halted Momentum for Bankruptcy Reform Bill
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Young, and running up huge bills - More debt-burdened 20-somethings across the country are seeking help
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Chief of Ford credit arm resigns
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Airlines:

Bankruptcy Grounds UK's BWA
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TWA Pilots' Union Wants to Model Seniority Rights after American's
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ILFC, SALE, Itochu, Other Jet Lessors Cut Fees, Halt Purchases
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Aircraft Leasing Fees May Fall 20% as Airlines Suffer
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French Judge Orders Release of Seized Plane
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A remarkably futile record
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Creditors of bankrupt Look agree to plan
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Judge cuts PG&E adviser fees
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Mutiny at San Vicente: Investors oust board
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Frugal Shoppers Worry Retailers
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Report: Phony Slatkin investment scheme planned from beginning
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New York's Setback Expected to Be Deeper Than Nation's
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Despite Economic Fears, Most Texans Expect Conditions to Improve
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Fort Wayne, Ind.-Based Concrete Truck Manufacturer Files for Bankruptcy
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Judge Returns Federal Mogul Asbestos Suits to West Virginia
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Message therapy - Strategic communication after a Chapter 11 filing is treated too often as an annoying afterthought
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Wyndham has nine weeks to restructure
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If the economy's roof caves in, the last rafter to tumble will be construction
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Easy credit gives kids lesson in debt
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Telecoms:

Excite@Home: A Saga of Tears, Greed, and Ego
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Bankrupt companies' pensions: If the boss stumbles, you could get bruised
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FTC brandishes 'disgorgement' as enforcement tool
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Farmer-Owned Cooperatives Struggle With Debt, Low Grain Prices
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Crowe Rope:

Ex-Crowe Rope official pins demise on mismanagement
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Offer surfaces for Crowe Rope
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Bankruptcy Judge Julie Robinson is state's first black woman to hold federal District Court position
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UBS Hired Merger Star Moelis, Then Reneged on Loan
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NTL Should Seek Chapter 11 Protection, Investors Say
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Dotcoms:

Dr Koop Lifecare to Close, File for Bankruptcy
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drkoop.com's Long and Winding Road
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Virtual Growth Files for Bankruptcy

Judge Orders Lexington, Ky.-Based Online Business to Liquidate
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Valeo Says U.S. Unit Filed for Bankruptcy
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Californians more upbeat about economy
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Telecoms:

Rejuvenating a shellshocked telecom sector won't be easy in 2002
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Telecommunications Industry Too Devastated for Vultures
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Europe's Wireless Vision Is Dashed
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Telecom world saw promises fade to reality
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Japan:

Japan ready to bail out banks
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Japan Corporate Bankruptcies Surge
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Canada:

Country Style files for bankruptcy protection - Owes $23M to creditors
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Poland:

Elektrim set for default
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Korea:

South Korea Slips Away From Changes Imposed in Bailout
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