September 26, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Dyersburg, 14 units file for Chapter 11 protection: Assets $314.9 Million, Debts: $234.8 Million

SCI To Use Funeral Trust Funds, Denies Bankruptcy Plans

Lomas Financial- E&Y Wins $300 Million Suit Alleging Shoddy Auditing

Bondholders File Lawsuit Against Laidlaw, Underwriters

Dotcoms:

Texas AG And Bankrupt Living.Com Reach Settlement On Customer Privacy Dispute

Report: Dotcom Failures To Accelerate In Early - Mid 2001, 95% Of Etailers Will Fail

Amazon-backed sporting goods store changes gears

Texas reaches privacy settlement with Living.com

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BioShield Reaches Agreement to Acquire Assets of AHT

Florida Bidder Pursues Empire Funding

Stage Stores Announces Extension of Exclusivity to March 31, 2001

Satellites:

Iridium Trap- Less Is More

Orbcomm Seeks $75 Million To Keep Going

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Houston: Two health firms file for bankruptcy

California growers give away tomatoes to dramatize Tri-Valley disaster

Columbia Sportswear finalizes Sorel brand deal

Dealing with Debt: No guarantee bankruptcy will remain a secret

 

  Bankruptcy Reform:

Clinton Faults Bankruptcy Laws

Bankruptcy bill uncertain

Show Me The Money: Senate Hopeful Banks On His Role in Bankruptcy Bill
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Clinton still faults bankruptcy legislation, aide says

President urges continuation of domestic violence law. National Womens' Law Center Calls GOP Efforts To Tie Law To Bankruptcy Reform "Extortion"

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Retiring Chief Judge Bratton Davis Honored

Strouds:

Strouds puts CEO Chinni on leave

Strouds says Nasdaq plans to delist stock

Strouds Announces Appointment of John P. Brincko as Interim President and CEO; Founder Wilfred Stroud, Jr. Appointed Acting Chairman of the Board

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Movie Theater Industry:

Movie Theaters Stuck In Stone Age

Movie theater overload scripts unhappy ending

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iParty Subsidiary Receives $7.5 Million Line of Credit from Paragon Capital

Salt Lake City Calling Card Company Files for Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Judge Approves Settlement Of Missing Funeral Service Trust Fund Dispute

Going for broke

 

New Bankruptcy Opinions
(5 new opinions today)

New Link added: Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Web Sites, Including New 9th Circuit BAP Site

Japan:

Japan builders flood banks with debt waiver pleas

Banks near bailout deal for Japan's Hazama-FRC

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Czech Republic:

Vitkovice composition proposal accepted

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Kmart Drops Below Levels in 1996 Bankruptcy Scare

Pittsburgh Heart Surgeon, Attorney Spar Over AHERF Allegations

Retailer Bankruptcies Hit Media General Earnings

Hawaii: Sia arrested for violating bail conditions

Tri-Valley: Tomato growers protest prices

Changes in Form of Bankruptcy Does Not Extend Objection Period

Vencor Bankruptcy Update: The search for a buyer

High Default Rates Prompt HUD Inquiry

Online Jewelry Seller Miadora
Is Latest E-Retailing Failure
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

Outdoor Goods Company I. Goldberg In Ch. 11

Eastern Pulp and Paper files for bankruptcy

 

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