December 14, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Child Support Association Urges Clinton to Sign Bankruptcy Bill

Bankruptcy Reform Status

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Xerox Flops as Debts Mount Up

California Energy Crisis:

Energy Secretary Intervenes As Power Crisis Worsens And Possibilities Of Massive Utility Defaults Frighten Power Sellers

Money Woes, Solvency Concerns, Add to Energy Shortage

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Lawsuit threatens Tri Valley sale

Global Economic Slowdown Predicted

Dotcoms:

Bad News for 3 More Net Firms

Net start-ups must abandon free-spending ways, experts say

1-800-AUTOTOW, Inc. Closes and Proceeds to Liquidate Certain Non-Performing Subsidiaries

Not all dot-coms bomb

EZbid.com Announces Operation Shutdown and Asset Liquidation

S. Florida Dot-coms cut staff, close

RealNames sees layoffs as signal of success

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The Par Four- TaylorMade walks the tightrope

Justice Department Joins Lawsuit Alleging Medicare Fraud by IHS    

  Surviving the Great Salary Wars

U.S. Fed proposes steps to halt predatory lending

Houston, Texas-Based Diaper Company Drypers May Sell Its Assets To Competitor

Airlines:

Allegiant Air, Inc. Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

As Airlines' Fuel Prices Rise Forcing Some Into Bankruptcy, Travel Agents' Commissions Are Under Pressure

National intends to keep accords - Motion filed to keep baggage, ticketing pacts

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USA Biomass Postpones Annual Meeting

Lernout & Hauspie:

L&H appeals bankruptcy protection denial ruling

Insurer Mercator final owner of 16 L&H startups

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Whirlpool to Cut 6,300 Jobs

Iridium:

Iridium Sees Industries, Third World As Its Users

Motorola Says it Gave Iridium Satellite $30 Million Bridge Loan

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E-signatures: The Sign of the Times for the Financial Industry

Casinos:

Trump plays both sides in casino bids

Economist: Park Place takeover of Claridge wouldn't hurt market

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New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today)

Korea:

GM still eyeing Daewoo, but no quick deal seen

Hundreds Of Workers Hold Bank Chairman Hostage

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England:

British Regulator Investigates Bank of Scotland in Probe of Money Laundering and Bankruptcy Fraud

Judge Sentences Bankrupt To Four Months In Pub

UK workers rage over Vauxhall plant closure

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Japan:

Japan bankruptcies up for 13th straight month

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Just the ghost of a chance for retailers

The End May Be Near For Braintree, Mass.-Based Department Store Chain Bradlees

Edwards Theatres Seeks Plan Exclusivity Through June 21

Firstar protesters demand justice, retraction of bankruptcy law in Wisconsin

Akin Gump And Troop Announce Merger

Nursing homes escape scrutiny, critics say

Aryan Nations' Bankrupt Leader Says He Won't File Tax Return

 

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