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LETTER to Dept. of Justice re: BAT in Africa (PDF)

We request the Department of Justice investigate BAT's alleged bribery to determine whether it violated the terms of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. On November 30, 2015, a British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) documentary 2 revealed that BAT alleged
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:29
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[Africa] EP. DOGGETT AND SEN. BLUMENTHAL LEAD CALL FOR DOJ INVESTIGATION OF BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO

Following multiple reports of widespread and systematic bribery of politicians and policymakers across Central and East Africa by British American Tobacco (BAT), U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are calli
Corporate Accountability International
added Feb 5, 2016 21:27
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Zero tax bill for UK big six ($$)

AT LEAST six of Britain’s 10 biggest multinationals — including Shell, British American Tobacco (BAT) and Lloyds Banking Group — paid no UK corporation tax in 2014 despite combined global profits of more than £30bn.
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 1, 2016 15:40
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European watchdog is failing to hold tobacco industry to account over smuggling [FREE FULL TEXT]

An investigation made under freedom of information legislation showed that OLAF had failed to hold the industry to account. One document dated 3 July 2015 set the tone. In it Philip Morris noted that it “continues to be extremely pleased with the operati
British Medical Journal
added Jan 19, 2016 07:08
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[North Carolina] Reynolds board transition continues with fifth departure in 14 months

BAT gained its five seats on the Reynolds board in July 2004...Jerome Abelman, BAT’s general counsel at BAT, has been nominated to succeed Daly, effective Feb. 4, and fulfill his board term through May 2018. Abelman joined BAT’s management team in Januar
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 16, 2016 13:38
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[Europe] Belgium ordered to claw back €700m from mulitnationals

The European Commission has called on Belgium to recoup €700m from 35 multinational companies that have benefited from its generous fiscal incentive scheme, as the EU ramps up its campaign against corporate tax avoidance.
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 22:20
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[Belgium, Europe] British American Tobacco and Stella Artois among 35 companies ordered to cough up £35m in unpaid taxes after Belgian 'excess profit' dodge is ruled illegal

European Commission competition officials said Belgium had wrongly given tax breaks worth 700million euros (£524m) under a scheme that helped multinationals reduce their taxable profits by up to 90 per cent. British American Tobacco, which makes Dunhill
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2016 21:43
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[Japan] BAT plans to end cigarette manufacturing agreement with Reynolds

The companies initially entered the BATUS Japan agreement in January 2010. They extended the agreement in December 2012 and revised it on May 14....“Reynolds has enjoyed a great partnership with BAT, providing superior quality and services. This provides
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 9, 2016 12:18
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[Africa, East Africa, Uganda] Experts speak out on tobacco industry bribery claims

The war against smoking will still be won, despite recent revelations that the tobacco industry has been using bribes to influence policy, experts have said. According to a recent BBC investigation, British American Tobacco (BAT) paid bribes to official
The New Vision (ug)
added Jan 8, 2016 22:14
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[Africa] VIDEO: Kenya: Lighting Up / We investigate Big Tobacco's disturbing attempts to increase the sale of cigarettes in Kenya.

With the most smokers in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya is one of the biggest prizes on offer. The problem for the industry is that Kenyan health officials are as aware as anyone else about the dreadful menace smoking poses to their nation's health. Kenya wa
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jan 8, 2016 15:26
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