Dealbook, The Abridged Version (08.21.06)

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[Today’s shorter DealBook is especially short. The New York Times servers are loading very slowly this morning and, frankly, we lost patience with it. So today is a particularly abridged and abbreviated edition.]
Crime/Fraud/Legal/Investigations/Inquiries:
Frank Quattrone is back, baby [legal]
McAfee gets a a subpoena from a federal grand jury related to the firing of its former general counsel [backdating]
Echostar in patent trouble [legal]
Mellon Financial settles tax inquiry [inquiry]
Riverstone shareholders say bankrupt company’s former general counsel is objecting probes into wrong-doing [legal]
UBS banker aided HealthSouth’s Scruchy’s scheme [legal]
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Barrington Capital pressures Warnaco to sell [For sale?]
Volvo gearing up for acquisitions [Acquiring]
Bain, Apax climb aboard Philips deal [Going private]
People & Moves:
The Kobi Alexander story [Bio]
UBS taking outside cash for in-house hedge fund $
Iridium Satellite hires Tom Ridge as director [directors]
Miscellaneous:
How to be an oligarch [Russia
How to run an M&A deal [M&A]
CVC Capital Partners assistants resign over airline miles [Assitants]
Dell chairman says setbacks are temporary [Recall]

Venture capital keeps flooding into Bay area [VC]
Making money with blogs [Blogging]

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