January 31, 2002 

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Enron:

Judge will tell Enron to release internal report
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Houston Law Firm Cuts Ties with Enron
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As Enron Searches for Auditor, Some Big Names Don't Apply
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Enron Debacle Means Extra Work For Companies and Professionals
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Enron hopes to rehire Vinson & Elkins
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Enron: the end of capitalism as we've known it
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GAO will sue White House unless Cheney changes mind
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States Tussle for Right to Be Lead Plaintiff in Class-Action against Enron
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Concerned ex-worker was sent to human resources
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Enron Executive's Email Warned of Hidden Losses of At Least $500 Million
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Enron pimps

Bank of America holds executives to account
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Enron, Others Found Delaware Inviting for Establishment of Subsidiaries
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Houston Coffee Bar Displays ``Art Exhibit' of Former Enron Employees
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US Trustee mulls separate panel for Enron trade debt

Did Enron jack up energy futures? - Investigators probe whether firm manipulated power prices
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Judge Delays Ruling On Halting Enron Suits In Texas Crts
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Reading Enron's economic entrails

Enron doctor takes company's pulse
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New Enron CEO speaks
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Indian state government wants legal action against Enron

Enron Interim CEO: Doesn't See Enron As Liquidation Case
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Enron choice known for charisma
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Enron's new CEO hits ground running
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Little sympathy for Enron chief - Enron video shows high tension
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Lay conviction is unlikely, say legal analysts
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Enron's Deals Were Fraught with Financial Risks, Experts Say
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Results of Enron's internal review due soon: interim CEO

Indian lenders invite bids for Enron stake in Dabhol Power
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Andersen Under Gun to Salvage Lost Data
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Enron's new turnaround leader discusses game plan
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Texas Regulators To Review Enron Unit's Sales Rights
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  Telecoms:

Trouble ahead for McLeod
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Questions on Global Crossing's Accounting
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Lawyer profits as firm insider
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Global Crossing locked down employee-held shares Dec 14-Jan 18
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McLeod Reaches Restructuring Pact With Forstmann, Dodging Bankruptcy
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Accounting jitters crush telecoms
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Telecommunications Firm's Bankruptcy Costs New York Pension Fund $63 Million
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VP warned Global Crossing about accounting practices
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Wyncom needs help, too
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Analysts fear for the future of Conseco
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Bankruptcy Reform:

Letter from Delaware: Bankruptcy reform
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Glasstech plunges into Chapter 11
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Accounting:

Andersen faces trouble in Australia
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Inex shares slip on worries about Elan: Accounting practices
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Stocks Rise, But Concerns over Accounting Remain
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Accounting suffers wider crisis of confidence
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Andersen is accused of overlooking pounds 450m accounting error at Nasa
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GNP Censures Arthur Andersen Korea
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U.S. Office Buildings Had Sharpest Rise In Vacancies Ever Recorded Last Year
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Enron (continued from 1st column):

Enron to 'preserve as many jobs as possible': Cooper

Ex-Enron workers feel jilted by Bush 'distancing himself'
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A Strategy of Returning to the Roots in Energy
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Lawsuit against US gov on Enron
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Gauging Enron’s true policy clout - Access or success? Company’s influence tough to measure
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Mirant Cuts Back in Europe as Industry Reels over Enron
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Florida looks to join suits against Enron
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Ex-Enron workers ask Congress for assistance
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Cause of Enron debacle 'of no interest to me': Cooper

Shadow Cast by Enron Debacle Extends over St
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs - updated 1/29/2002
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

New Orleans attorney named new bankruptcy court judge
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Kmart:

DIP Dimensions: Kmart Corp. - Kmart's post-petition lenders are hedging their bets
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Kmart Plans for Tough Meeting with Creditors
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State duns Kmart for $4.6million
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AEI to file for bankruptcy in March
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Deutsche Bank profits fall as provisions doubled
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Holt Group's unsecureds claim obstruction
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What goes around: Banks have attempted to shield themselves from bad debt by selling credit exposure to others. But they may not succeed in discarding the risks
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Airlines:

Fraudster is major shareholder in National bidder
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Buxbaum/Century to auction McCrory assets
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Checks Expected for Failed Elevator
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Fidelity tries to round up Gaylord bondholders
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Movie Theaters:

Anschutz picks up Regal Cinemas
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Theater Co. Emerges From Chapter 11
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Economy Shows Enough Life for Federal Reserve to Forego Interest-Rate Drop
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Law Firm Restructuring:

Stormy Weather
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Steel:

LTV mill auction draws at least six bidders

LTV buyout awaits order
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State Title:

State Title Services - Chronology
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Officials target State Title accounts
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For those with escrow, State Title bankruptcy is costly
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Argentina:

Argentina Bankruptcy Law Stripped Of Overseas Payment Ban
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JP Morgan alerts Argentines to fraud allegations

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