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[Europe] ARCHIVE: Full 2nd Circ. Won't Rehear EU RICO Suit Against RJ Reynolds ($$)

but judges in four dissenting opinions said Monday that the issue of when Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims can apply to conduct outside the U.S. bears further review. Circuit Judge Peter W. Hall, who sat on the original panel in
added Feb 17, 2016 22:54
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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco Inc. - Second Circuit: Second Circuit Denies Petition to Rehear Case in Which Panel Held that the Racketeer Influenced Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO) Applies to Extraterritorial Conduct

the underlying civil action alleged that RJR Nabisco was engaged in a complex multi-step racketeering scheme involving the extraterritorial sale of RJR Nabisco cigarettes. The complaint charges RJR Nabisco with the predicate acts of extraterritorial pros
American Bar Association
added Feb 17, 2016 22:37
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Following disposition of this appeal, an active judge of the Court requested a poll on whether to rehear the case en banc. A poll having been conducted and there being no majority favoring en banc review, rehearing en banc is hereby DENIED.
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Feb 17, 2016 23:38
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ARCHIVE: Second Circuit Reinstates the European Community’s RICO Suit Against RJR Nabisco

On April 23, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reinstated the action brought by the European Community and its 26 member states against RJR Nabisco and related entities (collectively, “RJR”) for allegedly laundering drug money throug
Corporate Defense and Disputes (Proskauer Rose LLP)
added Feb 17, 2016 22:58
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ARCHIVE: European Community v. RJR Nabisco: UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS 2 FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT / (Argued: February 24, 2012 Decided: April 23, 2014 7 8 Corrected: April 29, 2014 Amended: August 20, 2014 ) (PDF)

The Court of Appeals concludes that the RICO claims are within the scope of the statute and that the state law claims are within federal diversity jurisdiction. Accordingly, the judgment of the district court is VACATED, and the case is REMANDED.
added Feb 17, 2016 23:28

[Europe] ARCHIVE: RJR Nabisco Targets 2nd Circ.'s Revival Of EU's RICO Suit ($$)

Several of the company's successive business unit targeted by the EU for alleged money laundering and cigarette smuggling plots filed a petition for a rehearing or a rehearing en banc, saying an April 23 ruling in the EU's favor declined to consider thei
added Feb 17, 2016 22:53
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ARCHIVE: EUROPEAN COMMUNITY v. RJR NABISCO INC: United States Court of Appeals,Second Circuit.

This is the latest installment in litigation brought by the European Community... We conclude that the district court erred in dismissing the federal and state law claims. We disagree with the district court's conclusion that RICO cannot apply to a forei
added Feb 17, 2016 23:16
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