December 8, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Senate Passes Bankruptcy Bill

Senate Votes to Tighten Debt Law

Wellstone vows to continue fight against bankruptcy bill

Bankruptcy Reform- ICBA Says the Time Is Now

Senate Clears Bankruptcy Bill, Veto Looms

Bankruptcy Bill at a Glance

National Retail Federation Praises Senate Passage of the Bankruptcy Reform Act; Urges President to Stand by Pledge to Support Personal Responsibility

Bankruptcy Reform Status


Americans expected to put record amount of holiday spending on plastic this year

U.S. Trucking feeling the pinch

Safety-Kleen Selects Indian Harbor to Provide Closure, Post-Closure Insurance Policies

Sale of Tri Valley Growers in works

Bankrupt Discount-Buying Club's More a Bust Than Bargain


Once again, Super Mario flies in to save Penguins

Mario Lemieux Plans Comeback


"We See A Storm Coming-" Chrysler group to cut material costs by 15 percent

Hasbro Gets "Pika-Chewed"

Cash Strapped Rapper Lil’ Kim Forced To Sell Home

AutoInfo, Inc. Completes Merger With Sunteck Transport Co., Inc. and Emerges From Bankruptcy

SEC probing Pacific Gateway's 1999 restatement

  Dot-Com Deaths Leave Bankruptcy Lawyers Crying

The Undertakers: Bankruptcy Lawyers The Busiest People In Silicon Valley?

Mellon Financial Corp., Partners to Pay $52 Million To Settle AHERF Preference Claim


Belgian court denies L&H protection from creditors

How high-tech dream at Lernout & Hauspie crumbled in scandal



Jobless Claims Fall but Still Point to Labor Market Cooling

More Deadbeat Debtors


Harrah's to write off part of National Air investment

Pillowtex Corporation DIP Financing Approved

Layoffs, warnings, market slump bruise tech sector

ElderTrust to remain on NYSE, bankruptcy hearing set

Conor Pacific Environmental Technologies Inc.- Unsecured Creditors Approve Plan of Reorganization


Bidding war for bankrupt heats up

Priceline Postpones Some Services, Cuts Jobs

NorthPoint lays off 19 percent of staff

Liquid Audio to Bid on Scour, Inc. Peer-to-Peer Technology Assets

Wall Street shuns Scient, other e-consultants

Viant layoffs the latest amid consulting crunch

Doom & Gloom for Dot-Coms

Like, More E-Tailers Dying on the Vine





New Bankruptcy Opinions
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UK Equitable closes doors as Prudential pulls out

Law firms hit as IT giant files for bankruptcy



Japanese executives to pay heavy damages over department store collapse



Argentina to Get IMF Bailout of Up to $25 Billion



Sunken treasure rumours boost shares



Students cry foul over bankruptcy


Court Approves All First-Day Motions in Armstrong Chapter 11 Filing

U.S. Federal Court judge tosses out class-action suit against YBM

Charleston: Tire recycler's bankruptcy hearing begins


Pentagon signs phone deal with Iridium

Iridium Satellites To Stay Up There

Pentagon Deal Averts Mass De-Orbiting of Iridium Satellites



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