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DealBook, The Abridged Version (11.15.06)

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Judge delays KPMG trial over concerns that defendants will not be able to pay their lawyers [Legal]
Small Business Association announces new rules that should give the smalls more federal contracts [Legal]
San Diego settles pension fraud case with SEC [Settlement]
Another CA executive sentenced [Legal]
Russian regulator may sue Shell over environmental damage [Legal]
M&A: [? = not yet closed, problems with the deal, lingering questions, etc.]
Banche Popolari Unite SCARL + Banca Lombarda e Piemontese
Derwent Valley Holdings + London Merchant Securities
Vodafone + rival 3: ?
US Airways + Delta
Barrick Gold + European Goldfields
Motorola + Netopia
People & Moves:
Randy Falco, the president of the NBC Universal Television Group, may be heading to AOL [Executives]
Murdoch vs. Murdoch on broadband costs [Broadband]
Carl Icahn picks up Cyberonics stake [Icahn]
Mark Cuban still hating on YouTube [Video]
Berkshire Hathaway picks up some Nike and Lowe's, drops some Anheuser=Busch and Target [Buffett]
Ghosn still looking for US car deal [Autos]