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[Europe, USA] 2nd Circuit revives racketeer suit against tobacco company, says RICO law covers conduct outside US

A trial judge should not have dismissed a racketeering lawsuit in which 26 foreign countries accuse a major U.S. tobacco company of involvement in an international money-laundering scheme linked to organized crime groups, a federal appeals court has ruled
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Apr 24, 2014 14:22
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[Europe, USA] 2nd Circuit revives racketeer suit against tobacco company, says RICO law covers conduct outside US

A trial judge should not have dismissed a racketeering lawsuit in which 26 foreign countries accuse a major U.S. tobacco company of involvement in an international money-laundering scheme linked to organized crime groups, a federal appeals court has ruled
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Apr 24, 2014 14:22
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[USA, New York] 11-2475-cv European Community v. RJR Nabisco (PDF)

We are satisfied that the European Community meets at least four, and possibly all five of the Filler factors, and therefore qualifies as an organ and agency of a foreign state...The suit accordingly comes within the diversity jurisdiction… CONCLUSION The
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Apr 24, 2014 10:33
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[Europe, USA, New York] Second Circuit Revives RICO Case Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

A unanimous Second Circuit panel ruled that 26 European countries can sue RJR for an alleged scheme in which criminal organizations used cigarette smuggling to launder money earned in the European narcotics trade.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 24, 2014 10:24
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[USA, New York] U.S. court revives Europe money laundering case vs R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred... "With respect to a number of offenses that constitute predicates for RICO liability and are alleged in this case, Congress has clearly manifested an intent that they appl
Reuters
added Apr 24, 2014 09:29
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[Europe] Lung cancer set to catch breast cancer as the deadliest cancer amongst women

the biggest cancer killer among women “within the next few years”, leading experts have said, as more women who began smoking in the 1960s and 1970s succumb to the disease in old age. Across Europe, lung cancer in women, and pancreatic cancer in both me
The Independent (uk)
added Apr 24, 2014 09:15
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[New York] NY federal appeals court restores European Union racketeering lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that the European Union and 26 of its member states were within their rights to sue in U.S. courts. The lawsuit alleges that RJR directed, managed and controlled a global money-laund
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:42
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Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation Closes VIP® Acquisition Expanding European Platform for Growth

Broadens Victory’s brand and product portfolio and enables cross border transfer of industry leading innovation Further strengthens Victory’s position as world’s largest independent electronic cigarette company Delay in initial closing caused by banking
Business Wire
added Apr 22, 2014 14:32
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[Europe, USA] Tobacco giants muscle in on e-cigarette market

The big tobacco companies have launched an assault on the emerging so-called “e-cigarette” market as their sales figures for traditional leaf products go up in smoke, at least in mature western markets.
EuroNews
added Apr 21, 2014 11:24
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[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20
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