January 16, 2002 

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Enron:

Enron, Warburg disclose deal data
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Vinson & Elkins Discounted Warnings
By Employee About Dubious Accounting
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VP's memo: 'Has Enron become a risky place?'
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Writer Of Enron Warning Letter Worked With Ex-CFO Fastow
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Copy of the Memo

Fired Auditor for Enron Cooperating
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Enron Executives, Andersen Sued By Shareholder
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Arthur Andersen says auditors destroyed Enron documents after SEC request
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Letter shows Enron worker fears
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Bush: No 'Fishing' For Info Allowed in Enron Debacle
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National City Confirms its Appointment to the Enron Bankruptcy Committee
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Accounting errors left investors fearful
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Enron: Key figures
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Enron Woes Dog Andersen Merger
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Lawyers' report says probe was curtailed
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Inquiry Into Enron Is Beginning to Take Shape, Without Big Names
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UBS Warburg pays nothing upfront for flagship unit
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Enron Is No Scandal, It's a Pure Outrage
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Finding the deleted
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Accounting For Trust
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Enron's Fall Sends Tremors Through Energy Industry
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Few left for inquiry into Enron
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SEC's Pitt slams talk of recusal in Enron probe
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Ex-Official At CRA Says He Spoke Against Enron
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Shakeup at Arthur Andersen after Enron files were shredded
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Duke, Mirant, Intercontinental Take Enron's Energy Market Share
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Local Enron workers hit hard 

Some Bush Officials Sold Enron Stock Before Bankruptcy
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A Comedy of Assets
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How Wall St made Enron myth into gospel

Enron dramatizes contrast between greed and duty
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Bits Of Enron For Sale
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Leavitt received $10,000 from Enron
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Dems Point Fingers Over Enron Collapse
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Business group wary of new regs from Enron case
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Enron Faces Congressional Tax Probe
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Enron's woes don't worry Jenkintown unit's workers
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How Enron Alienated Washington
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Power Utilities:

PG&E Hearing to Deal with Request for Exclusivity Extension
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California Senate Panel Seeks Depositions from Enron, Accounting Firm
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Battle Between PG and State of California Intensifies with New Lawsuit
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Reorganized PG&E could sell Sierra land
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Globix bankruptcy won't stop class action suit
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Banking on banks
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Thorn won't exit Chapter 11
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SEC probes banks' clarity over loans
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Kmart:

Kmart Is Feeling The Retailing Blues
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Kmart Crumbles Amid Bankruptcy Talk
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Kmart Landlords Face Empty Stores
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Kmart Board Ponders Its Future
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US Kmart may close stores, lay off staff

Future of Kmart hangs in balance
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Kmart shares plunge; S&P 500 to drop it today
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Martha Stewart Could End Kmart Deal
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Lason files plan of reorganization
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Steel:

Steel Makers Agree on Retiree Costs
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Fansteel files voluntary Chapter 11 petition
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Weirton Steel CEO, Others Unveil Steel Industry Recovery Plan
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LTV talk attracts healthy turnout
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Aloha Tower Files For Bankruptcy
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Credit Card Defaults Lower in November
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Enron (continued from 1st column):

Enron events unfold
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Developments Tuesday Involving Enron
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Enron: US starts to question cash for influence culture
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Enron Case Catapults Accountant to Spotlight
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Enron's follies vindicate campaign-reform crusade
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Enron shares delisted
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Andersen Fires Auditor for Enron
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Lender refutes Enron may halt India plant sale
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The 'Warning' Of Kenneth Lay
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O'Neill: Enron Case Clearly 'Awry'
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Experts Expect Changes in Accounting Industry after Enron Debacle
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Fired Andersen partner to meet investigators Wed.
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Democrats knock 'Enronomics' - But strategists warn against embarking on political witch hunt
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Texas bankruptcy court approves Pride plan
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Jacobsen Stores:

Jacobson Stores on Chapter 11 shelf
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Jacobson closing stores
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Jacobson Stores Files for Bankruptcy Protection
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Jacobson's scrambles to survive
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ABC-Naco gets court OK to sell assets
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Comdisco sells two units for $665M
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York Reports Nine Month Results and Seeks to Dismiss Involuntary Petition of Bankruptcy
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Sunbeam:

Sunbeamers win $29m from former executives 

Slap On The Wrist
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Airlines:

National reorganization delayed - Carrier gets time to talk with creditors
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Sabena Creditors Agree on Plan
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Wall Street hot on airlines despite 4th-qtr losses
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Arch Wireless Plans Reorganization
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Retailing:

Outlook Cautious for Retailers This Year
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U.S. retailers face the music after holiday blues
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Polaroid retirees recognized by bankruptcy court
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Farm product store's closing to be felt by customers
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Bankruptcy clients to get funds - Class action lawsuit determines Chicago law firm violated rules about the discharging of debts
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Shoe company files Chapter 11
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Loans, Argentina Hurt J.P. Morgan Profits
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Guilford Mills faces bankruptcy
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Many Americans Face Bankruptcy as Costs of 1990s Habits Come Due
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Thermadyne Holdings Gets Final Court OK For $60M DIP Loan
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Computrex: Shippers Say Company's $25 Million in Freight Payments to Carriers Missing
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Canada:

Trustee lawyers want to talk to Dylex counsel
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'Vulture fund' circles around Dylex creditors
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Bank of Canada cuts rates but not all consumer borrowing costs head down
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England:

Enron: a sad parable of greed, sleaze and political corruption
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