January 7, 2002 

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Enron:

Full-Text Search Selected Enron Pleadings (Current Adobe Acrobat Reader plug-in required)
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Enron nears crucial decision on trading arm
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Enron Case In A Venue Tug Of War
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Former Enron workers left in insurance limbo - Company fails to complete paperwork
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Enron May Not Need Entire Loan
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The 401(k) terrorists
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Enron: Good news for Kinko's
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Enron Admits It's Really Argentina - Now Massive Ineptitude, Corruption Make More Sense, Analysts Say
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SEC urges more disclosure in partnerships - Recommendation comes in wake of Enron's ties with Arthur Andersen
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OTC regulation flaws exposed by Enron: Traders of energy derivatives were left largely unregulated
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Some Power Cos Want Separate Enron Creditor Panel
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Lobbyists, pols abandon Enron's ship after collapse
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Appointment may be probed
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Enron gets a boost; settles major lawsuit with Dynegy
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Three questions
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A Partial Settlement for Enron and Dynegy
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Investigating Enron
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Enron's woes so big, debacle far from over
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Treasury Reviews Rules After Enron Fall
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Investors to be more wary of credit products: Exposure to derivatives remains to be quantified
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Debtors seek cover in droves - But experts say bankruptcy filings don't spell doom
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Once-golden county in Washington state's high-tech region struggles with recession
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US accountants press SEC on company disclosure
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SEC Eyeing Authority to Police Accountants
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Carmike to emerge from Ch. 11
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Bankruptcy Lawyer Tries to Save Providence, R.I., Creamery Company
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Watch Out: Bankruptcy Credit Card Scam May Be in Mail - Consumers with credit problems main targets
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Brothers trying to save family's bankrupt winery

All That Easy Credit Haunts Detroit Now
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Webshots founders buy it back in bankruptcy at 97% off
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  Frederick's Sues Andersen Over Breach of Contract
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Metals USA Announces $350 Million Debtor-in-Possession Financing
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Time for Last Rites at Conseco
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Service Merchandise:

Service Merchandise to liquidate
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Service Merchandise: All stores set to liquidate, close
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Steel:

Beth bonus called good way to keep salaried steel talent
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LTV sets date for steel bids
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Airlines:

First day on the dole for redundant Sabena staff
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Telecoms:

Verizon Wants FCC To Return Billions
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AT&T to cut 5,000 more jobs, take $1 billion charge
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There's no bankruptcy filing, insists Halliburton
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Unemployment Rate Hits 5.8 Percent;
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Auto-lease firm blames bank for bankruptcy
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Hathaway OK'd by court to buy Fruit of the Loom
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Airlines:

America West makes $23 mln in lease payments
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Junk Bonds May Not Enjoy January Rally
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Tech Firm To File for Chapter 11 - USInternetworking To Reduce Debt
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Banks' Debt-Recovery Rate Has Fallen
As Loan-Quality Issues Vex Lenders
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Slowdown Rips Holes in the Apparel Industry
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Uncharted territory
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US textile industry hanging on by a thread
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CSFB faces lawsuit over IPO practices
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Betting on a Recovery
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Power Utilities:

PG&E to Pay Public Service Enterprise Group
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PG&E Wants State to Set It Free / Bankruptcy Ruling Could Reshape Energy Industry
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Litigation Department of the Year
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Law Firm Restructuring:

Profit Plunge - Led by a steep decline at Brobeck, tech firm profits nosedived in 2001
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Back In Black - As tech players bore the brunt of a bad economy, firms with traditional practices soared
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Los Angeles-Area Firms Expect Big Boost in Profits, Revenues
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Bankruptcy trustee sues after vacation cabin's sale
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Restructuring . . .

Ford set to shed 20,000 jobs and shut plants
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Banks to Help Isuzu 'Tremendously'
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Bankruptcy Reform:

Will the Next Argentina File Chapter 11?
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IMF - creditor, economic adviser and bankruptcy arbiter
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Argentina:

Bankrupt Argentina Devalues Currency
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Argentines, Bitter and Skeptical, Doubt Economic Rescue Plan
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Argentine Banks 1st Default Casualty
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Argentine Malaise May Be Contagious
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Japan:

Japan Suddenly Feels Widening Social Gap
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Poland:

Court holds fate of Elektrim
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Korea:

Korea Deposit Ins. Corp. To Explore Sales of Bankrupt Firms' Properties
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Bad Credit Ratings Rise 67%
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England:

Railtrack shareholders should blame the board
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Canada:

The chief economists of Canada's six big banks offer their predictions about when the economic upturn will arrive
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