January 14, 2002 

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Enron:

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Venue Order

Who's Accountable? Inside the growing Enron scandal: how evidence was shredded and top executives fished for a bailout as the company imploded
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Insider would be key to Enron investigation - Justice Department officials are pursuing an exchange of information with a high-ranking employee
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Warburg takes Enron unit
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UBS wins bidding for Enron trading assets

Enron: The Morticians Move in - Lawyers, investment bankers, and accountants could walk away with as much as $300 million
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Enron to retain profits from trading unit
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Andersen faces Enron documents claim
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Andersengate
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San Francisco Lawyer to Lead Enron Probe
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Trading of Enron Shares Halted; Judge Delays Announcement on Auction Process
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Officials deny knowing Enron woes
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White House's Failure to Sound Alarm Faulted
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Andersen's Future at Stake After Enron
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Enron and Ivan Boesky: Symbols of Their Eras
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Early Lesson From The Enron Debacle
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Corporate behavior needs some reform
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Arthur Andersen Tries to Maintain Client Loyalty Amid Enron Debacle
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Sen. Gramm's wife gets Enron subpoena
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US DOE combs records for signs of contact with Enron

Congressional Panel Probes Enron Audit; Andersen Memo Is at Center of Inquiry
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Accounting Scandals Have Some
Peering at Industry's Self-Policing
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Timing of Enron Memo Questioned - Enron Document That Ordered Data Destruction Brings Legal Questions
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Who In Texas Is Able to Judge Enron?
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RBG, KPMG urge greater self regulation
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Evaporation of Enron 401(k) Accounts
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Stockholders Unprotected?
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How Wall Street Greased Enron's Money Machine
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Enron's oily aftermath
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Who Killed Enron?
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Power, secrecy fueled Enron's rise, fall - Company enjoyed 'regulatory black hole' engineered by intense lobbying efforts
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Corporate Giant's Fall Takes Toll on Houston
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Treasury chief not discussing Enron with deputies
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Bush, Enron chief: a long alliance
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Audacious Climb to Success Ended in a Dizzying Plunge
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Enron employees were told company's growth 'certain'
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Enron accountant could face charges
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Ex-Enron Workers Upset by Treatment - Former Enron Employees Deeply Angered by Their Treatment As Company Went Down
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Many Taken, Few Takers
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Eight Questions for Bush about Enron
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Andersen's credibility in shreds
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Bush officials say Enron calls revealed nothing new
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  Behind the numbers are real people
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Behind the bankruptcy boom
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Consumer credit: Too much or a stimulus?
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State missing out on bankruptcy biz
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Service Merchandise:

What killed Service Merchandise?
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Manager's decision resembles winning one for the 'gypster'
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Kmart:

Kmart bond prices say trouble; analysts say not yet
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Ailing Kmart is facing radical retail therapy: The discount chain is now looking like a bargain itself
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Receiver To Manage Apartments
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Bankrupt W-P seeks bailout

Bankruptcy Reform:

International bankruptcy scheme 'easy to set up'
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Airlines:

Executive at Bankrupt Midway Airlines Resigns
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Concord, Cal. airline grounded by bankruptcy
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Sabena talks face biggest challenge
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Air Afrique chooses bankruptcy
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Creditors file involuntary bankruptcy petition against EHSmanager
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Credit card debt adding to burden of student loans
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Utah Bankruptcies Jump 28 Percent in 2001
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Enron (cont. from 1st col.):

Enron-Related Litigation Keeps Texas Courts Busy
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15 Bush Officials Owned Enron Stock
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Energy industry mull lobbying group in wake of Enron fall

Learning From Enron
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Bush Wasn't Informed of Enron Calls
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Former Enron CEO Made Short Sale of Rival's Shares
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Lights Out: Enron’s Failed Power Play
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Timing of documents' destruction scrutinized
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Enron: Now the IRS Joins the Hunt
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UBS Wins Bid for Enron Trading Unit
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Treasury's Fisher Felt Enron Wanted Help
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Enron Asked For Help From Banks
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Houston-Based Enron's Bankruptcy Case To Remain In New York
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Enron Australia book wind-up moves slowly
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Whoops! Enron files gone
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Enron's rot
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Enron Chief Misled Employees, Waxman Says
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A Bubble That Enron Insiders and Outsiders Didn't Want to Pop
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Lawmakers Return Campaign Contributions Enron Gave Them Before It Went Bankrupt
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Before Debacle, Enron Insiders Cashed in $1.1 Billion in Shares
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Cornyn Recuses Himself From Enron Investigation
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Law Firm Restructuring:

Pillsbury Cuts Salaries for Its First-Years by $10,000
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Skadden and Paul Weiss Supplement Associate Bonuses
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Telecoms:

Fiber-optic lines languish under scarred city streets
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Predatory Lending:

Predatory' Debate May Turn into Regulation
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Residents Irate about Tactics of Predatory Lenders
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Webvan's Liquidation Confirmed in Bankruptcy Court
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Museum Co. becomes Chapter 11 relic
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St. Louis: Schoemehl settles with bankrupt firm
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Workers' Compensation Issue in Tennessee Firm's Bankruptcy Proceeding to Move
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Subprime's Future 'Questionable'
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Restructuring . . .

Ford to Shut Down Five Plants in Restructuring; Worldwide Job Losses to Total 35,000
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Brides Left At The Altar By Bankrupt Bridal Gown Company
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Ex-Fruit of the Loom CEO plans appeal on loan ruling
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Economy:

How buying on time may slow recovery
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Greenspan: Economy Still Faces Risks
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Economists see recession almost over
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Easing burdens on small biz would lift economy
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Newport Creamery:

New Owner Hopes to Revive Business for Cranston, R.I., Creamery
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Independent Trustee Wants Money for Creditors of Rhode Island Restaurant
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Power Utilities:

Erin Brockovich going after PG&E again
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Despite efforts, National Record Mart leases fail to spark interest
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NetLibrary bankruptcy plan a go
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Canada:

Kin of bankrupt Sam The Record Man reopens chain
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Bankruptcy wave expected to hit Ottawa: High-tech sector ailing
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Japan:

Daiei on brink of $17.5B bankruptcy
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Japanese builder goes bust
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Excuse us, Mr Yakuza, but may we have our money back?
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Argentina:

Argentine savings to remain frozen
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England:

Wakeham may face Senate inquiry over Enron collapse
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