October 3, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Regulators Examine Threat To Privacy In Bankruptcy Filings

NOW Legal Defense & Education Fund Letter To Senate re Violence Against Women Act and Bankruptcy Reform

National Women's Law Center Letter To Senate Re Bankruptcy Reform



Waxman Industries, Inc. Announces Sale of Interest in Barnett

Plumbing supplier Waxman files bankruptcy - Assets- $33.5 million, Debts- $103.1 million


Safelite AutoGlass Emerges from Chapter 11 Process; Announces New Board of Directors

Ventor creditor files protest


Nettel's Woes Bode Ill for Local Telephone Carrier Industry

Bankrupt Nettel's debts listed at $155.7 million


Master Graphics tries to dig out of debt

Frontline Takeover of Golden Ocean

Strouds Reduces Corporate and Distribution Center Workforce by 50 Positions; Action Will Reduce Expenses and Increase Operating Efficiencies

Stellex seeks subcontractor's sale as part of Chapter 11

Lanesborough Corp. Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition

Movie Theater Industry:

Battling For Blockbusters

Dickinson Theatres file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization

Florin wants movies- Multiplex nears deal for old Weinstock's site


Stadium Developer Offers No Bid For Bankrupt Baseball Team

Mismanagement of credit cards primary cause of bankruptcy

"We Told You This Was Going To Happen"

  Nursing Homes:

Medicare Cuts May Be Eased

State cancels contracts with six nursing homes


Nugent's bankruptcy appointment as bankruptcy judge chance to enhance profession's image


Internet firms burning up billions- study

Dot-com blues

Microworkz.com: Trustee accuses Latman of bankruptcy deception

Amazon Partners Hitting The Skids

Reaping Rewards of Success

B2B Ventures Reach Saturation Point

USURF America's CyberHighway Subsidiary Suffers Involuntary Bankruptcy

Who cares about Amazon.com's privacy policy?


N.D. Ill. - Allied Products Corp. files for Chapter 11

US Atty Reports Lawyer Sentenced For False Bankruptcy Court Affidavits In Support Of Client's Late-Filed Claim

Esco Transportation:

Houston: Esco Transportation Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Petition
(WSJ: paid subscription required)




Court Allows Keating Ruling To Stay

Supreme Court Refuses To Reinstate Keating's Convictions


Farmers' Co-op:

Bankrupt Kansas Co-op, Largest In State, Will Continue Operating

Co-op reopens, But It's Not Business As Usual


Outdoor gear retailers face tough climb


New Bankruptcy Opinions
(1 new opinion today)

2 New Articles Added To Article Links


Bankruptcy season starts today

Fewer firms go bankrupt



Boliden Spain unit suspends payments, pit plans



U.S. Consortium Continues Talks to Buy Assets of Steelmaker Hanbo

Hanbo buyout deadline missed

Hanbo sale outlook grim, deadline extended



Crt Denies Motion From Loewen Grp Series C Pfd Shr Hldrs
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

The Loewen Group announces successful opposition of Preferred Shareholder motion


Anna Nicole:

Jury Seated in Anna Nicole Smith Texas Fortune Trial

Ex-Playmate plays it demure for court case

Anna Nicole Smith Battles in Court

Former Playmate Weeps at Start of Texas Trial

Emotional Day For Anna Nicole Smith



Orbital Sciences Will Raise $100 Million By Selling Fairchild Investment - None Of The Funds Will Be Used To Rescue Orbcomm

Executives Wary About MSS Industry's Future

Globalstar's Latest Financing Deals Give Company Until Next May To Avoid Bankruptcy



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