January 8, 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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Attorneys vie over Enron hearing site
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Enron Mess Puts Accountant Under Fire
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Enron Gets Bids for Stake in Trading Arm From Citigroup, UBS, BP; Morgan Pulls Out
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Fight to move Enron hearing to Texas begins
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Federal Judges' Financial Revelations Shows Enron Stock Ownership
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Three Companies Reportedly Bid on Enron Trading Unit
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UC files lawsuit against Enron
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Judge To Decide On Enron Bankruptcy Venue This Week
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Enron Wants Bankruptcy Case in NYC
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Manila to start due diligence on Enron contracts
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About Enron's fall - Congressional probes must focus on facts
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Worthless or Just Worth Less?
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Announcement of Winner of Enron Bid Expected Friday
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Lawyers Weekly USA's Top 10 Jury Verdicts of 2001
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Predatory Lenders Can Leave You Without Your Money or Home
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BofA, Leaving Subprime, Sets Couple of Records
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Father, Son Shareholders Sell Stakes in Bankrupt Rent-Car Firms
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Ruling may force Stockwalk bankruptcy
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Brown Raysman Adds Core Practice Groups of Baer Marks
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Corinth, Texas-Based Utility, Lender Battle in Bankruptcy Court to Reach Deal
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PG&E bankruptcy judge weighs chemical injury claims
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  Bankruptcy Boom in a Falling Economy
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States Look to Delinquent Taxpayers to Raise Money to Close Budget Deficits
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U.S. corporate credit worth drop in 2001 steepest since 1991
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Bankrupt retail chain refuses to honor gift certificates
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Narco seeks $20M DIP
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Sulzer Medica U.S. Settlement Postponed By Two Months

Kmart:

Fitch cuts Kmart, says retailer is "weakened"
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Bernstein sees Kmart restructuring
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Airlines:

US Airways, America West shares drop after article
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Three airlines report drop in December traffic over previous year
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DataVoN Overbid for PointOne Assets
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Pioneer Companies Emerges from Chapter 11

Asbestos claims force RHI to seek protection for US arm
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Bank of America lower after Prudential cuts to 'hold' from 'buy'
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Signatures Network, Inc. Acquires Assets of Winterland Concessions Company In Bankruptcy Sale
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Clear Logic files for Chapter 11 due to pending Altera litigation
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Questionable Decisions Triggered Payless Cashways Slide
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Signatures Network, Inc. Acquires Assets of Winterland Concessions Company
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Xerox Accounting Questioned
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Experts debate merits of IMF bankruptcy idea
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New Bankruptcy Opinions
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Bankruptcy Jobs
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Bankruptcy Court Web/Pacer Site Directory

Westar Financial Sues Bank One
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Bain Capital to buy USinternetworking
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Digital Teleport Receives Approval on Interim Financing
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Museum Company nears bankruptcy

FTC expands privacy policy scrutiny coverage
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Law Firm Restructuring:

Huge Drop in NY M&A Work Last Year
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Jacobsen Stores:

With loans overdue, bankruptcy a possibility for Jacobson Stores
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Michigan-Based Retailer Faces Cash Crunch, in Technical Default
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Rising Log of Filings Keeps Bankruptcy Lawyers Busy in Paducah, Ky.
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The Death and Life of Buy.com

Japan:

In Kansai's Woes, a Warning of Pitfalls for Japan
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Korea:

Daewoo Motor sales arm to cut staff by 12 pct in Feb
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Daewoo: Debt problems exaggerated
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Australia:

Australia Sees Record Number of Bankruptcies in 2001
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England:   

Insurers asked to pay Pounds 150m levy
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