October 6, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Hanify & King Announces Toysmart.com License Availability

Owens Corning:

Owens Corning Files for Bankruptcy Protection

Owens Corning Woes Hit Other Firms

Owens Corning seeks court order vs. bank lenders

A Look at Owens Corning

Other firms facing asbestos suits see their bonds dive

Owens Corning Files Voluntary Chapter 11 Petition To Resolve Asbestos Liability

Collection Of Numerous Stories Regarding Owens Corning Filing

Owens Corning Junk Bonds Dn 13 Pts On Bankruptcy Filing
(WSJ: Paid subscription required)

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National Finance Corp.

Former Workers Vow to Fight Reopening of National Finance Corp.

NFC looking to resume operation

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Movie Theater Industry:

Upping the Theater Ante

No sign of curtain rising on Yonge/Dundas theatres

Dickinson Theaters: DIP Financing Approved

Troubled chain to keep theater open for now

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Analysts: ICG Lays Off Staff, May Be Headed For Bankruptcy

 

 

  Farrel Fritz Attorney Ted A. Berkowitz Begins Reorganization Of  Long Island Healthcare Corporation, Owner Of Island Medical Center

A Bankruptcy Boom Is Starting To Have Ripple Effects
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Bankruptcy will be back in the headlines, SMR predicts

Metrocall's PageNet bid halted

Telecomms: Once Bitten Should Be Twice Shy

Dotcoms:

Priceline Ally WebHouse to Close Doors, Ending Name-Your-Price Groceries

Clouds Darken Over Priceline.com

Clicks vs. bricks: A bankruptcy comparison

5th Largest ISP, Freei Networks Lays Off 90

PRICELINE WEBHOUSE said it plans to shut down
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Napster's Still Breathing

WebHouse Demise Raises Questions for Priceline

US dot-coms going bankrupt faster than Europeans

Europe: Rigid culture brakes e-commerce

ISP CyberHighway faces involuntary bankruptcy

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Archdiocese of Chicago Says No Danger of Bankruptcy

Geneva Steel sees end to bankruptcy

 

New Bankruptcy Opinions
(No new opinions today)

Japan:

Ex-Sogo head transfers assets

BoJ chief bullish on Japan; no rate hike seen

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Korea:

Construction Sector Rife with Non-Viable Firms

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Petsec Energy reaches sale agreements worth $65 million

FTC Files Lawsuit Against Mortgage Firm First Alliance

DIMAC striving to get back into the black

Holyoke: Nursing home remains open despite filing for bankruptcy

Complete Management, Inc. to Sell Picker Vista Mobile MRI Unit At Public Auction

Casinos:

Las Vegas Of E. Coast' Gets High-stakes Bids

Icahn Fights Rival Bid on Casino

New Jersey Allows Sands Resort to Intervene in Bid for Bankrupt Casino Hotel

Icahn fighting rival Park Place's bid to move in next door

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J.C. Penney Warns of Possible Loss

NCO Group to form new company, which will buy Creditrust

Bankruptcy Court Approves Stalking Horse Contract For Joan and David

 

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