November 19, 2001  

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Law Firm Restructuring:

Buyout Offer For Associates At Brobeck
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Debevoise Pledges No Layoffs
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Recession a trial for law practices
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US giants in Hong Kong lay offs
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Cruise Lines:

Sailing in rough seas - Two NCL ships debut as prices hit rock bottom
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CEO says NCL has no interest in bankrupt line's ships
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What to do when a cruise line is headed for troubled water
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Enron: The Power of Attorneys
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Houston: Investors want answers from Premiere honchos
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Sleepmaster Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
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Warnaco:

Warnaco CEO packs it in
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Wachner Ousted As CEO at Warnaco
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Warnaco CEO departure leaves few shedding tears
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Retirees losing benefits in firm bankruptcies
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Dot-coms and you - Privacy continues to take a back seat to profit
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Tempting post-attack bargains can be traps if you're not careful
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Lawrence textile mill rebuilt from ashes faces debt woes
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Group Wants to Buy Bankrupt Restaurant Operation in Rhode Island
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Decora Indus Fights Director's Move To Name Ch 11 Trustee
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Power Utilities:

Lawmaker demands ruling on Cal-ISO independence
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Edison fears British power market crisis
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Tough times burn some restaurants
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Looking for what it takes to fly with vultures
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Layoffs up, confidence down in fall
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Things turn sour for Sweet Factory
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Restructuring . . .

Bristol-Myers to cut 1,000 jobs
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List of Former New York Mortgage Lender's Prospects Sold to Repay Creditors
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As Trump Misses Another Payment, Bondholders Maneuver
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Malden Mills says Chapter 11 odds 50-50
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Clarent (fka Paracelsus ) to sell four hospitals to Health Management Associates
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UBS cuts credit card companies
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Winning the Asbestos Game
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  Diamond McCarthy Taylor & Finley Adds Houston Bankruptcy Group

Peachtree Networks:

Peachtree Network preps for bankruptcy
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Peachtree Networks seeks creditor protection
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Preferred creditor status is not preferred by many
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Reform State Bankruptcy Laws
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Skipping a Chapter - Consumers should examine all options before the last resort of bankruptcy
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Judge won't let cattleman alter bankruptcy status
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Bankruptcy Judge releases offshore cash to creditors
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Airlines:

Veering Off Course
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The Cruel New Math - As traffic shrinks, so will the airline industry
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Bankrupt airport security firm soon to lose jobs to federal workers
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Swiss Parliament Backs Government Bailout of Swissair Group
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United Airlines defers 43 plane orders
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Battered Airline Stocks Still Have a Multitude of Difficulties to Navigate
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Air France Jobs Freeze Leaves AOM/Air Lib Staff In Cold
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Airline financing treaty agreed
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Ailing airline industry needs only minor tinkering, say legislators, analysts
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Sabena's Bankruptcy Brings Belgian Economy Back Down to Earth
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Lenders Should Document Credit Report Requests
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St. Louis: Champion Boats creditors force it into bankruptcy
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Weak Holiday Sales May Hurt Mall Owners
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Credit card giant Providian Financial pays price for growth
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Landlords pursue options when tenants go bankrupt
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Danger is seldom absent in various types of loans
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Aladdin:

LCI released from $150m Aladdin payment
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Judge approves Aladdin financing plan
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NCO partners with N.Y. debt collection firm
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Philadelphia Developer Accused of Fraud and False Statement In Bankruptcy Case
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PNC buys $1.6B loan package from NBOC
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Unusual deals hook Jacksonville businessman
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Shuttered movie theaters a challenge for commercial real estate brokers
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Bank One Reviewing Middle-Market Loans

Tulsa, Okla.-Based Fuel-System Firm in Crunch for Cash
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

2001 Summer Associates Survey: From Adams and Reese to Lowenstein Sandler
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Steel:

Banks revise LTV's loan application
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CSC union leaders clashed over clause
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Telecoms:

FCC, Nextwave ink wireless pact
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Austin: Harvard Tech pursues Chapter 11
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Telecom's Pied Piper: Whose Side Was He On?
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ISPs: Industry in transition
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AT&T playing hardball with cable firms using @home
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US, NextWave end battle over wireless licenses
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NextWave to Sell Wireless Spectrum
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Canada's Martin Urges Creation Of Sovereign Chapter 11
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Argentina:

Argentina's creditors hiring lawyers to press case
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Middle classes cry for Argentina as economy unravels
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Japan:

Banks forced to triple estimates for FY01 disposal of bad loans
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Japan's consumer finance firms face risks
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Banks Shouldn't Save Retailers, Ex-Yaohan Boss Says
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The Japanese Time Bomb....
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Themes of Gloom and Doom Fill Japanese Bookstores
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Korea:

GM, Daewoo closer to final agreement
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Australia:

Insolvency: An undertakers' picnic
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Russia:

Bankruptcy Service Readying for New Year
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England:

Railtrack debacle hits MPs' pensions
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Germany:

Rescue from bankruptcy for bank that owns Consors
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India:

Insolvency fund may burden cos
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