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$25 million isn't too much to punish Philip Morris for Oregon smoker's death, court rules

Philip Morris USA has vast wealth and a Portland jury that awarded $25 million in punitive damages to a dead smoker's family acted reasonably to send a message to the cigarette maker for its reprehensible way of conducting business, the Oregon Court of Ap
The Oregonian
added Jul 16, 2015 11:27

[Florida] Widow's $2.6M Award In Tobacco Case Reversed ($$)

appeals court Wednesday reversed a nearly $2.6 million jury award for a smoker's widow against Philip Morris USA Inc. and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., ruling that a previous settlement she entered into with Verizon Communications and other companies in a Ne
added Jul 16, 2015 11:20

11th Circ. Affirms Philip Morris Owes Nothing To Widow ($$)

a smoker's widow isn't entitled to any damages despite a jury verdict finding Philip Morris USA Inc. partly liable for her husband's death, finding that the widow improperly attempted to introduce a new challenge to the verdict that she didn't raise at t
added Jul 16, 2015 01:24

[Florida] Judge thrown off tobacco case due to ‘hostility’ against attorney

The alleged exchange, which was confirmed by Schlesinger’s law partner, illustrates ongoing animosity and justifies Perrotto’s claims that she can’t get a fair shake from Sasser, the appeals court said. The ruling means another judge will review the tria
Palm Beach (FL) Post
added Jul 16, 2015 01:17

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Critics of Trans Pacific Partnership are not politically irrelevant

Trade Minister Tim Grosser...claimed our concerns were based on ideology. Well, as doctors, our ideology is that the tobacco industry should have no right to claim payback for loss of profit when a government acts to control its product that kills. Phill
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 14, 2015 20:33

[Australia] NELSON: TPP: Are plain-packaging lawsuits just the beginning?

ISDS provisions are designed to protect foreign investors when a state interferes with the investment by, for example, physically seizing the investor's private property or suddenly changing regulations, unfairly impacting a foreign business. “There ha
Lawyers Weekly
added Jul 14, 2015 11:18

Philip Morris International Inc. to Host Webcast of 2015 Second-Quarter Results

will host a live audio webcast at on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at 9:00 a.m. ET to discuss its 2015 second-quarter results, which will be issued at approximately 7:00 a.m. ET the same day.
Business Wire
added Jul 10, 2015 13:26

Philip Morris Seeks $1 Billion From Indonesia Stake Sale

The sale will allow Philip Morris to comply with a pending stock-exchange rule requiring all Indonesia-listed companies to have at least 7.5% of their shares in public hands. Philip Morris currently owns 98.2% of the unit, which has a market capitalizati
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jul 10, 2015 11:14

Philip Morris to cut stake in Indonesian unit, could raise over $1 billion

plans to sell a stake worth at least $1 billion in Indonesian unit PT HM Sampoerna Tbk (HMSP.JK) to comply with free-float rules, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Philip Morris currently owns 98.18 percent of Sampoerna, Indonesia's big
added Jul 10, 2015 11:14

Philip Morris Said to Tap Banks for $1.5 Billion Indonesia Offer

Philip Morris International Inc. is working with banks including Credit Suisse Group AG and JPMorgan Chase & Co. on the sale of about $1.5 billion of stock in an Indonesian cigarette maker, people with knowledge of the matter said.
Bloomberg News
added Jul 10, 2015 11:14
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