September 27, 2000

Daily Bankruptcy News

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Bankruptcy Reform:

Domestic Violence Bill Won't Be Attached To Bankruptcy Reform Bill

Political pressure turns to Senate for passage of domestic violence act - Still efforts to tie legislation to bankruptcy bill

Credit Industry Starts Push for Bankruptcy Overhaul

The Games Continue: All Track, No Train


Movie Theater Industry:

Some Theater Chains May Benefit From The Industry Shakeout

After Joining the Megaplex Frenzy,
Regal Gets the Box-Office Blues
(WSJ: paid subscription required)

General Cinema closing in Florida, workers say

It's curtains for chain's theaters here

Theaters With Unhappy Endings

Local movie theaters closing as national chains flounder

Industry Shakeout Drives IMAX Share Price Down


Globalstar Gets Finance, Stock Boost from Partners

Baseball League May Help Bankrupt Team

Bankruptcy Lawyer Salvator Barbatano To Join Foley & Lardner's New Detroit Office

Maine: Eastern paper files bankruptcy

AHT Corp Bankruptcy: Sees Paying All Creditors In Full

  Supreme Court To Review Protections Afforded To Bank Receiverships 


Laidlaw Mulls Options Including Bankruptcy Filing

Laidlaw begs for approval of loan

Laidlaw warns bondholders of bankruptcy

Laidlaw Urges Bondholder Support

Laidlaw attempts to sell debt plan

Laidlaw deal seen as a saviour

Laidlaw chief pleads for borrowing approval


Pro Air:

Pro Air workers laid off

Detroit- Pro Air's demise may spell end of City Airport as a major player



Dot-coms are facing tough times

Internet consultancies: The coming shakeout agrees not to sell private data lawyers agree to privacy restraints


Casino magnate John Connors fights effort to pin him with big debt

Late Bills Reduced As Jobs Increase

Supreme Beef President Announces Decision to Cease Operations


New Bankruptcy Opinions
(3 new opinions today)


Japan builders flood banks with debt waiver pleas

Banks near bailout deal for Japan's Hazama

Japan's Hazama wins debt waiver, doubts linger



Failure of Austar bid leaves Wang in court


Houston: Benz Energy Inc. Subsidiary Receives Notice of Event of Default Under Senior Secured Credit, Possible Bankruptcy

Paragon Capital to lend to iParty

Secured Creditor Takes Back "The largest dirt project in America," Intends To Seek Buyer

Price Waterhouse: Chapter 11 Filings Rise 11.08 Percent in 1999; Overall Bankruptcy Filings Down 8.5 Percent

Bid to Rein In Subprime Lenders Hits Roadblock

Eau Claire, Wisconsin: Second auction of mall is a go

New owner and restructuring help bring the potato chip maker back from bankruptcy


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