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  • Capitalism in a Cold Climate

    "The story of Trans World's aluminum empire is filled with bribes, shell companies, profiteers, and more than a few corpses. Then again, in today's Russia, that's pretty much par for the course." In 1999 Fortune was invited by Simon and David Reuben, owners of Trans World - previously Russia's second largest aluminum producer - to engage in a deep investigation into all of their empire's questionable business dealings. During the 90's Trans World was immersed in a world of corruption and money laundering, they were also suspected to have ties with the Russian Mafia.
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    The Times examines the Rams' move to St. Louis in 1995. An escape clause buried deep in a 100-plus-page lease with the Rams makes a mockery of the 30 - year commitment that Frontiere made. It would allow the Rams in 10 years to break the lease, skip town and leave the $720 million tax-payer financed Trans World Dome empty.
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    Time magazine reports on how corporations are using Chapter 11 laws to stiff creditors, leading to a call for Congress to reform the law to stop abuse.