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DealBook, The Abridged Version (9.19.06)

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KPMG suing former employees seeking compensation for costs of tax shelter law suit [legal]
CA may recover some money lost to executives in accounting scandal [legal]
The story of how the court approved overseer came to recommend Bristol-Myers Squibb dismiss its CEO [legal]
Ex-Enron executive gets sentenced to two-and-a-half years [legal]
Now Europe is getting in on the anti-online gambling arrest game [legal]
Richard Volpe, former NYSE trader accused of fraud, found not guilty [legal]
HP criminal cases may be very difficult to prove [legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
GE and Lonestar target Japanese bank for takeover
For Sale/ LBOs/ Going Private/ Auctions/ Offerings:
Big week for IPOs [Offering]
Guidance files for IPO [Offering]
Dick Parson’s readies for cable company IPO[For sale]
Money Raising:
PeakStream raises $17M [$$]
Wall Street’s big five still going strong [Earnings]
People & Moves:
Echostar names vice-chairman as president [Upgrade]
Revlon ousts chief executive [Ouster]
Home Depot chief may get a pay cut [Pay cut]
Amaranth losses rattle nerves but not quite a LTC [Hedge funds]
Warren Buffett gets hit with competition from private equity [Private equity]
Three former TL Ventures partners running Guggenheim Partners‘ new venture capital biz [Venture capital]
Richard Branson opening US Charity [Charity]
Carl Icahn getting more seats on ImClone board [Boards]
Ed Rogers launching Japanese hedge fund [Hedge fund]