February 20, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Congress poised to toughen bankruptcy laws
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Trying to Make Bankruptcy Fair
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Bill Calls for Blue-Ribbon Antitrust Panel Modeled After National Bankruptcy Review Commission Whose Work Is Basis For Current Reform Legislation
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BreathAsure: From Bootstraps to Bankruptcy Court
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Bradlees:

Kohl's buys Bradlees stores
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Kohl's Corp., Home Depot, Wal-Mart To Buy Bradlees Stores
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Kohl's builds bid for bankrupt chain
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Movie Theater Industry:

Cineplex closings viewed as rebirth for industry
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Walnut Creek Debates 14-Screen Cinema - industry bankruptcies put off residents
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Four big-screen Disney movies may be just the tonic for Imax

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US sees Chapter 11 revival

Fuzzy Math - Another software company faces the same problem that drove Lernout & Hauspie into bankruptcy
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Bridge Attorney Says Company Will Emerge From Bankruptcy Quickly
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Liberty Acquires Cavion
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Koziol Steps Down as President of MicroAge Inc. As Part of Restructuring
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Bankruptcy of New Mexico Supermarket Chain Hurts Partner Businesses
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Retail Woes Could Dash Portland, Ore.'s Downtown Dreams
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  Power Utilities:

State to Continue Negotiating With Utilities
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California on the Potomac?
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California plans transmission buyout; generators still under order
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Congress on Collision Course With Energy Issue
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Consumers May Pay In California Energy Crisis
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Anna Nicole:

Marshall drops most parts of countersuit - Bankruptcy judge had threatened to find him in contempt
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Steel:

Jones Day lawyer in LTV case aims to preserve jobs
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Most employees of GST Steel Co. will be laid off April 13
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Farm Economy Failing
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Consolidated Fruit Seeks to Buy Part Or All of Chiquita
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Recent bankruptcies lead to questions about economy

Bankrupt Stan Lee Media needs a superhero
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Airlines:

Legend Airlines hopes to auction FAA certificate
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Bankrupt National Airlines trying to operate normally
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Rival Bids Imperil AMR Deal for TWA
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NJ: Jimmy Carter had Billy. Bill Clinton had Roger. And acting Gov. Donald T. DiFrancesco has Paul
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Dotcoms:

More in U.S. Got Online Amid Dot-Com Woes
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Rents in S.F. Falling After Dot-Com Shakeout
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Mount Laurel, N.J.-Based Internet Firm Faces Charge in Sale of Customer Lists
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Bankruptcy spells new life for failed dot-coms
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The Fall of the Dot-Coms - Bankruptcies, layoffs abound
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From Garage Startup to Garage Sale
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The Discounters
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Restructuring . . .

Daimler Might Shed Assets to End Losses
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England:

Aitken goes down in the property world
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Aide gave own life to save MP from samurai sword-wielding constituent facing bankruptcy
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Korea:

Daewoo Motor Expects to Get Offer From General Motors in First Half
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Daewoo protests fail
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Belguim:

Restructuring likely for Belgian airline Sabena
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Japan:

Seagaia failure may cause 4 lenders 200 bil. yen
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