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[Australia, UK, USA] Vote expected in U.K. on plain packaging for cigarettes

However, industry analysts and marketing officials said Friday they doubt there will be a spillover effect in the United States despite a similar push by anti-tobacco groups.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 26, 2015 17:37

[UK] Tobacco giants choke at revived plain pack plans

British American Tobacco has called the government's move a 'serious error of judgement'
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 26, 2015 12:11

Reynolds-Lorillard Merger Vote Confirmed for Jan 28

The voting was delayed due to a conflict between Beatrice Corwin Living Irrevocable Trust and the two tobacco biggies. The Trust had filed a lawsuit against the two companies demanding full disclosure regarding the merger before the shareholders vote too
Zacks Investment Research, Inc.
added Jan 24, 2015 18:37

[North Carolina] Big 3 tobacco companies likely to see big boost in earnings

following the expiration of a federal tobacco quota law. The Fair and Equitable Tobacco Reform Act of 2004...will have strong revenue and earnings in fiscal 2015, in part because consumers have more disposable income related to lower gas prices.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 23, 2015 14:17

[Australia, UK] Market Report: Government’s plan for plain cigarette packaging puts heat on tobacco firms

British American Tobacco called the move “a serious error of judgement” and “inappropriate”. But Morgan Stanley’s Matthew Grainger ...reckons Big Tobacco will have a better chance of fighting the proposals in the UK courts given EU legal precedents.
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Jan 23, 2015 13:30

[North Carolina] Reynolds-Lorillard shareholder vote moves foward

Shareholders are expected to vote on a pending merger of Reynolds American Inc. and cigarette rival Lorillard Inc. on Jan. 28 as originally scheduled now that an agreement has been reached between Reynolds and a trust challenging the deal with a lawsuit.
Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area
added Jan 20, 2015 23:33

[Delaware, North Carolina] Regulatory filing discloses new details of Reynolds/Lorillard deal

Lorillard Inc. has provided further insight into negotiations that led it to accept a $27.4 billion offer from Reynolds American Inc. in an attempt to partially settle a shareholder lawsuit filed in Delaware. Lorillard disclosed details of its agreement
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 20, 2015 13:01

Form 8-K

complaint generally alleges, among other things, that the members of the RAI board of directors breached their fiduciary duties to RAI shareholders by approving the share purchase and the sharing of technology with BAT. The amended complaint also alleges
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jan 20, 2015 11:59

[North Carolina] Case Number: 14CVS8130 Plaintiff: Corwin

Filings: Plaintiff Supplemental Affidavit of Julie Ledwig Filed under seal, cannot be accessed / Filed: 1/15/2015 / Filed by: Corwin /Plaintiff Supplemental Affidavit of Gregg M. Edwards and James L. Canessa, ASA Filed under seal, cannot be accessed Fi
North Carolina Business Court
added Jan 16, 2015 14:43
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[North Carolina] Corwin v. British Am. Tobacco, PLC, 2015 NCBC 3. (PDF)

The Parties shall submit on or before 12:00 p.m. January 9, 2015, an agreed-to interim protective order, or failing agreement as to form, their separate proposed interim protective orders, after which the Court will endeavor promptly to enter an interim p
North Carolina Business Court
added Jan 16, 2015 14:39
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