October 12, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Movie Theater Industry:

Theater owner GC Cos, parent of General Cinemas, says seeks bankruptcy protection

Collection Of Stories From Various Sources related To GC Bankruptcy Filing

Imax stock tumbles on loss projection

Harcourt General to Record $100 Million Fourth Quarter Charge Related to GC Companies Lease Obligations

General Cinema Closes Two Movie Auditoriums in Milwaukee, Wis., Mall

Shares of GC Cos. to resume trading on NYSE

"Megaplex" boom hits GC Companies, Harcourt

Big-screen rivals crowding Imax returns

Cinema companies in peril


Value Judgment: New Fair Value Accounting  May Roil Banks
(WSJ: Paid subscription required)

Laidlaw extends deadline for cash

Pittsburgh: Lemieux Worried About Ticket Sales

Sunterra Names Turnaround Specialist Gregory F. Rayburn As Chief Executive Officer

Tricon Global Restaurants Reports an 11 Percent Increase in Ongoing Operating Earnings Per Share to $0.77 for the Third Quarter

High Prices for Diesel Fuel
Force Truckers Off the Road
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Tyrone: Boom to bust ... now bankruptcy


  Bankruptcy Reform:

Final push begins for U.S. bankruptcy overhaul


Corporate Debt:

Corporate bond crisis grows amid credit fears

Troubled loans to U.S. businesses have more than doubled in two years

Earnings alarms are landmines for corporate debt


Texas AG Ron Del Vento Re-elected President of States' Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys

Sanctioned bankruptcy petition preparer admits filing more bankruptcy forms


Online Retailer Boxman Confirms It's Seeking Liquidation
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Boxman to file for bankruptcy

Chipshot.com bogeys into bankruptcy

Eve.com's Paradise Lost

Apocalypse now for internet companies

British CD e-tailer stops the music

Hollywood still searching for online success

Gazoontite goes from clicks to bricks


Omaha, Neb.-Based Commercial Movie Projector Company Delisted from NYSE

Drypers Corp. files for reorganization



New Bankruptcy Opinions
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AIG Agrees to Role Sponsor
Of Japanese Insurer Chiyoda
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Japan's Debt-Asset Breakdown Shows
Trouble in Pensions, Corporate Loans
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Latam Sounds Death Knell for Free Internet Firms



Aerolineas staff rescue plan far from done deal


Store Closing Sales Commence at 4 Levitz Furniture Stores

CPC Health:

Mental Health Provider, Largest In Montgomery County, Files for Reorganization



Vencor at stalemate in bid to reorganize

Factory Card Outlet Announces Developments in Bankruptcy Court Proceeding And Second Quarter Results

Pennsylvania Education Secretary Hickok Declares Duquesne City School District Financially Distressed

Supermarket Chain Grand Union Entertains Buyout Offers


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