January 22, 2002 

Daily Bankruptcy News

Brought to you by BKINFORMATION.COM - The Source for Business Bankruptcy Information on the Internet 

Also available on the Web (with links to the news stories)  at: http://bkinformation.com/News/DailyNews.htm

Prior editions available at http://bkinformation.com/bankruptcy_news.htm

         
Enron:

Group Asks for Official Committee of Former Enron Employees
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron Raised Funds In Private Offering
(DBN Subscription Required)

Former Enron executive details mass shredding of documents
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron says notified employees to retain documents

Shredding 'continued' at Enron
(DBN Subscription Required)

Did Vinson & Elkins Have An Enron Conflict of Interest?
(DBN Subscription Required)

Three Ex-Enron Employees Say Documents Were Shredded After Start of Investigation
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Enron Defense Lawyers: A Who's Who
(DBN Subscription Required)

Shredding at Enron, too?
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron Board Agreed to Fateful Moves, Inquiry Shows
(DBN Subscription Required)

Houston Team Benched - New U.S. Attorney Withdraws His Office From Enron Investigation
(DBN Subscription Required)

Legal powerhouse absent in Enron lawsuit minefield
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron litigants eye Andersen partners

Routine 401(k) decision became costly flashpoint
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron auditor says Andersen shares blame
(DBN Subscription Required)

V&E's Role in Enron Debacle Probed
(DBN Subscription Required)

Laid-off Enron workers hoping for help from funds
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron memo on document preservation

Enron Case Offers Harsh Lessons
(DBN Subscription Required)

BG to bid again for Enron's stake
(DBN Subscription Required)

Nebraska Considers Action to Retrieve Some Money Lost in Enron Debacle
(DBN Subscription Required)

Senator plans bill requiring independence of auditors
(DBN Subscription Required)

Former Treasury, Commerce Officials Comment on Government Role with Enron Case
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron Bankruptcy Moves From Protecting Assets to Selling Them
(DBN Subscription Required)

Experts Say Memory of Enron Will Last but System Can Overcome Demise
(DBN Subscription Required)

Revelations Make Enron Employees Turn Against Company's Chairman
(DBN Subscription Required)

No one was watching Enron
(DBN Subscription Required)

Congress Wants Testimony From Andersen Ex-Auditor Duncan
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Andersen executive says shredding note unprecedented
(DBN Subscription Required)

Boxer wants to ban auditor-consultants - Andersen firm denies conflict despite dual roles for Enron
(DBN Subscription Required)  

Enron Spurs Debt Agencies to Consider Some Changes
(NYT: separate free registration required)

(continued in 2d column)

__________________

  Kmart:

Kmart on Verge of Bankruptcy
(NYT: separate free registration required)

Attention, Kmart Creditors
(DBN Subscription Required)

Kmart filing possible today
(DBN Subscription Required)

Kmart Supplier Cuts Off Shipments
(DBN Subscription Required)

Kmart on the brink of filing for bankruptcy: Discount retailer struggles to raise Dollars 3bn
(DBN Subscription Required)

Share Prices Plunge in Tokyo on Possible U.S. Kmart Failure
(DBN Subscription Required)

Kmart Weighs Chapter 11 Filing
As Key Vendors Halt Shipments
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Martha Stewart Pact With Kmart May Survive Bankruptcy
(DBN Subscription Required)

Bankruptcy looks likely for Kmart
(DBN Subscription Required)

Martha Stewart Crucial to a Kmart Turnaround
(NYT: separate free registration required)

Kmart Busted Its Budget, Still Failed to Win
(DBN Subscription Required)

Attention, Kmart shoppers! Anybody?
(DBN Subscription Required)

Unpaid Account Causes Grocery Supplier to Stop Shipments to Kmart
(DBN Subscription Required)

Food Distributor, Garden Products Supplier Stop Shipments to Kmart
(DBN Subscription Required)

___________________

Play By Play Toys Gets Court OK For Revised Retention Plan
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Sanchez acquires Equidity in bankruptcy sale
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron (continued from 2d column):

Venue Appeal Unlikely in Enron Bankruptcy
(DBN Subscription Required)

Off Enron
(DBN Subscription Required)

Wrapping Up Tough Questions With Foil
(DBN Subscription Required)

Former Enron Workers Air Complaints on CNN
(DBN Subscription Required)

For Chief, $200 Million Wasn't Quite Enough Cash
(NYT: separate free registration required)

Enron Case Raises the Bar in Texas
(DBN Subscription Required)

Looking into who audits the auditors
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron phone calls hinted at trouble
(DBN Subscription Required)

Lay sold off Enron stock to pay loans
(DBN Subscription Required)

What If Enron Cases Reach Texas Supreme Court?
(DBN Subscription Required)

The Race to Lead
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron's Debts Hit a Variety of Houston Businesses
(DBN Subscription Required)

Bennett's Back
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron flouted capitalism's principles 

Fight Looms Over Changes to Pension Laws As Both Sides Begin Massive Lobbying Push
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Milwaukee Charitable Group Seeks Lead-Plaintiff Status in Enron Case
(DBN Subscription Required)

Enron statement on discharging Arthur Andersen

___________________

 

New Bankruptcy Opinions
(No new opinions today)

Bankruptcy Jobs
(DBN Subscription Required)

Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Arizona Supreme Court orders trial on bank disclosure issue
(DBN Subscription Required)

Texas Appears Vulnerable after Staving Off Downturn
(DBN Subscription Required)

Court OKs Amendments To Casual Male Corp.'s DIP Agreement
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Telecoms:

Arthur Andersen's Work for Telecoms
Has Come Under Increasing Scrutiny
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

____________________

Lason Pitches New Stock Issue for Reorganization
(DBN Subscription Required)

Guilford Mills Receives Key Waiver from Lenders
(DBN Subscription Required)

Gaylord Agrees to Revised Bid Terms
(DBN Subscription Required)

MP3.com Sues Cooley Over Legal Advice
(DBN Subscription Required)

GEO PETROLEUM - Granted Final Decree From U.S. Bankruptcy Court
(DBN Subscription Required)

Andersen Audited Several South Florida Firms that Slipped into Bankruptcy
(DBN Subscription Required)

Last vestiges of EqualFooting sold
(DBN Subscription Required)

Montgomery Ward Creditors Seek $1B In Suit Against GE Cap
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

High Point, N.C., Appliance Store Declares Bankruptcy
(DBN Subscription Required)

Holt Grp Creditors File Objections To $15M DIP Loan Plan
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Benefits are at risk in bankruptcy filings
(DBN Subscription Required)

Firms in Many Sectors Give Earnings
A Pro Forma Makeover, Survey Finds
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Former Furrs Supermarket Workers Protest Fees Awarded to Executives
(DBN Subscription Required)

Daniel Egan named partner at Wilke Fleury Hoffelt Gould & Birney
(DBN Subscription Required)

As MacLeod Struggles To Avoid Bankruptcy, Yell buys US directories
(DBN Subscription Required)

Wisconsin Officials Hope to Give Students Financial Sense
(DBN Subscription Required)

Warnaco gets bankruptcy court approval to sell unit
(DBN Subscription Required)

Japan:

Jittery bondholders at Isuzu see trouble ahead
(DBN Subscription Required)

Daiei crisis defused, but other economic threats remain
(DBN Subscription Required)

Japan's Itariyard Files For Bankruptcy With Y5.8 Bln Debt
(WSJ: separate paid subscription required)

Daiei's difficulties a lesson for all businesses
(DBN Subscription Required)

____________________

Canada:

CICA Recognizes New Insolvency and Restructuring Professional Designation
(DBN Subscription Required)

_____________________

If you received the Daily Bankruptcy News via email, to view a news story, click on the headline, and the story should open in your web browser. To view additional stories, click back to the email and click on additional headlines, which will cause new stories to open in your web browser.  You can view the Daily Bankruptcy News on the web by clicking here, or by going to BKINFORMATION.COM and clicking on the Bankruptcy News button.  Note that the Daily Bankruptcy News is distributed via "HTML email" in which the links to the news stories are embedded in the headlines.  The email you receive should look like a 3-column newspaper, with headlines for each story. If you receive the Daily Bankruptcy News by email and the copy you receive is not formatted like a 3-column newspaper, or does not seem to contain links to the news stories, you may have an email client that is not capable of receiving HTML email, or is not configured to display such email.  You can however, receive a daily email notifying you when the Daily Bankruptcy News is updated on the web site. If you would like to receive such an email, please let us know at admin@bkinformation.com  

Advertising
Advertising is available in the Daily Bankruptcy News in a variety of places, formats and prices. Go to http://bkinformation.com/DBN_ADs.htm  for a list of choices.  Feel free to contact us with any questions.

Passwords
Access to certain links in the Daily Bankruptcy News is available only to readers holding a paid subscription.  These links are currently marked with a "DBN Subscription Required" notation. The cost of a subscription is $3
9/year, payable annually.  Volume discounts are available for sites with multiple users.  Complimentary subscriptions are available for full-time  educational and governmental employees. For information about discounts or educational/governmental subscriptions, contact us at admin@bkinformation.com. A separate password is required for each member of a firm wishing access to restricted links. New readers can receive a free password good for 30 days by going to http://bkinformation.com/RegistrationForm.cfm. Readers who wish to change their passwords should go to http://bkinformation.com/ChangePasswordForm.cfm. Readers who have forgotten their password should go to http://bkinformation.com/GetPassword.cfm

Adding Your Email Address To The Distribution List
If you would like to start receiving the Daily Bankruptcy News by email each day, go to http://bkinformation.com/SubscribeDBNForm.cfm  and fill in the information requested.  There is no charge to be placed on the distribution list to receive the headlines, although access to many of the links behind the headlines requires a paid subscription (see above, under Passwords). If, after adding your email address to the distribution list, you do not receive an email confirming the addition, please contact us at admin@bkinformation.com for help.  

Removing Your Email Address From The Distribution List
If you already receive Daily Bankruptcy News by email and you wish to remove your email address from the distribution list, click here and send the email that should appear.  Note that the email must be sent from the same email address at which you are receiving the Daily Bankruptcy News. You do not need to type anything in the body of the email message.   If you do not receive an email confirming deletion of your email address from the distribution list  for the publication, contact us at admin@bkinformation.com for help.

Daily Bankruptcy News is published each business day by BKINFORMATION.COM, L.L.C.  You can reach us at 281-242-6208 or at admin@bkinformation.com 

Copyright 2001-2002  [BKINFORMATION.COM]. All rights reserved.