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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit. Feb 8 2016 Motion of the Solicitor General for leave to participate in oral argument as amicus curiae and for divided argument filed. Feb 10 2016 CIRCULATED.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 23:23
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Europe and the Middle East

was recognized as a Top employer in Europe for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time in the Middle East, in recognition of the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certifi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:37
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[Japan] JTI Again Certified as One of the Top Five Employers in Europe

The Top Employer Institute has once again recognized JTI for its exceptional employee conditions and outstanding talent development practices in the Europe region.
PR Newswire
added Feb 10, 2016 15:36
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. v. The European Community Docket No. 15-138

Question Presented: To what extent does the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) apply extraterritorially? Merit Briefs: Brief for Petitioners RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. Brief for Respondents The European Community, et al.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:35
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

Whatever the precise geographic scope of RICO, this extravagant and unprecedented expansion—to what is fairly described as foreign-to-the-fourth or foreign-to-the-fifth civil RICO claims—cannot possibly be right. Not surprisingly, the panel’s judgment res
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:33
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES AS AMICUS CURIAE SUPPORTING VACATUR (PDF)

1964(c) gives no indication that Congress intended foreign injury to support a private RICO claim. Dismissal is therefore required absent a showing of domestic injury. This case should be remanded to permit the lower courts to evaluate the complaint in li
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:27
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

I. THE GLOBAL EXPANSION OF RICO INVITES AN EXPLOSION IN CIVIL LITIGATION ABUSE...A. Civil RICO Is Uniquely Prone to Abuse by the Plaintiffs’ Bar...If this Court were to affirm the Second Circuit’s deeply flawed decision below, it would effectively authori
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:05
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE THE NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

“the litigation equivalent of a thermonuclear device”...This Court should decline Respondent’s invitation to convert this nation’s courts into quasiglobal courts permitted to adjudicate claims that have little, if any, connection to the United States.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:59
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENTS (PDF)

Congress therefore spoke clearly that it intended Section 1964(c) to allow the victims of RICO violations to recover for the injuries they suffer by reason of that unlawful conduct, wherever the victims’ injuries occur. Neither the Solicitor General’
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:54
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Feb 4 2016 Brief of respondents The European Community, et al. filed. / Feb 8 2016 Record requested from U.S.C.A. 2nd Circuit.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 10, 2016 02:14
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