March 15, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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TWA:

TWA deal far from complete: Nevada senator wary of mergers
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TWA sale still must overcome a number of hurdles
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Bibelot:

Bibelot owners accused of illegal transfer
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Bank sues Bibelot's owners, alleges assets shifted

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Paradigm4 Ceases Operations; Files for Bankruptcy Protection
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Dotcoms:

Picking up the dot-com pieces
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Regulators Bust ETS Pay-Phone Scheme
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Lernout & Hauspie Accused of Gross Mismanagement of Dragon Unit
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Furr's Supermarkets:

Furrs Supermarkets Receives Approval for Permanent DIP Financing
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Bankrupt Furr's restocking shelves, but customers say selection still suffers
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Fitch: One For History Books; 1st Qtr Defaults To Exceed $20B
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Economy:

Dow Dives Below 10,000 as Japan's Woes Spur Sell-Off
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Potential buyers plentiful for bankrupt Regent, gaming resort's investment banker says
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Bankruptcy Affords Atlantic City, N.J., Casino, Hotel Room for a Slight Profit
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Federal Appeals Skyrocketed in 2000, But Bankruptcy Appeals Fell
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Proprietary Industries Inc. - Purchase of Family Golf Acquisition, Inc.
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Vegas casino figure Robert Brennan tried hiding assets, witness says
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Chiquita Still Trying To Restructure
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  Bankruptcy Reform:

Senate poised to pass sweeping bankruptcy reform
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Senate invokes cloture
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Senate agrees to end debate, vote on bankruptcy overhaul
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Broke? Why You May Want to Head to Bankruptcy Court Now
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Follow The Money: Bankruptcy Bill Underscores Soaring Fortunes of Big Business
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Powell Opposes Lloyd's Provision in Bankruptcy Bill
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Bankruptcy Overhaul Advances
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Tougher bankruptcy provisions are expected to be enacted soon
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Under Overhaul Bill In Senate, Bankruptcy Wouldn't Mean A Clean Slate
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Bankrupt Bankruptcy Laws
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Sudden Rush To Chapter 7
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Privacy Hearing Over Web Access To Court Docs On Friday
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Medicare " Lockbox" Tied To Bankruptcy Reform Bill
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Time For Bankruptcy Reform
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Online Court Files Spark Privacy Concerns
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Congress reverses laws protecting workers, consumers
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Senate sent for bankruptcy bill vote
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Star Telecommunications:

Star opts for Chapter 11
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Star Telecommunications Files for Bankruptcy; 4 Top Execs Resign
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Bridge Information:

Objections To Bridge's DIP Resolved
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Attorney Says Bridge Information Is Receiving Bids from Potential Buyers
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Power Utilities:

US Senate rejects California utility bankruptcy measure
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Suspecting Market Manipulation, California Senate To Look At Energy Pricing
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Judge To Rule If Electric Company Can Put Lien On SoCal Edison Nevada Plant
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FERC Wants California Power Costs Explained; State Warned of Large Summer Shortfall
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Davis Orders Rebates for Power Savers
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California crisis points up regulatory risk
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FERC orders answers in Calif. power markets
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Calif. regulators face key ruling on power spending
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Energy Insight Examines California Utilities' Bankruptcy Option
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Attack Waged on Fees Anti-Tobacco Attorneys Received
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MarchFirst:

MarchFirst's Drummer Part Of Big Brassy Band
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Beware the ides of MarchFirst
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Restructuring . . .

Fleetwood to Sell or Close 22 Retail Stores
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Australia:

AJC expels bankrupt barrister

Why some lawyers find their accounts too taxing

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Japan:

'Life - or - death' for Japan's economy
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Japan set for record year of bankruptcies
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