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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: On Writ Of Certiorari: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

RICO’s private cause of action contains no clear indication that it reaches foreign injuries. Its text is silent on whether foreign injuries are covered, and its background legal context affirmatively suggests that it is limited to domestic injuries.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 17, 2015 22:59
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[Europe, UK] Euro MP backs challenge by tobacco firms

Mr Nuttall, UKIP deputy leader, said: “The firms are arguing it will unlawfully take away their trademark intellectual property while the government claims it will discourage more people from smoking. “One of my concerns is this plain packaging will put
Blackpool Today (uk)
added Dec 14, 2015 13:49
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[Europe] MEP confirms intention for EU to “follow Australian idea” on plain packaging (updated)

Following the publication of this article, a spokesperson for Paolo de Castro sent a short statement to World Trademark Review. It reads: "As correctly stated, the second EU Tobacco Product Directive has been voted by the Parliament, with a large majorit
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Dec 12, 2015 16:04
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[Belgium, Europe, Romania] A commissioner’s work habits prompt staff upheaval / Corina Creţu’s long weekends and treatment of underlings said to be behind high turnover.

former and current staffers said, Creţu smoked cigarettes in her office, flouting an institution-wide ban. “Everyone said, ‘You can’t do this,’” according to a former staffer, “but she said, ‘In Romania, a minister can do whatever they want.’”
Politico
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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[Europe, UK] Is your boss as bad as this? EU commissioner drives out half of her staff because 'she only works two days a week, smokes in the office and makes them clean her home'

Eight out of 19 members of commissioner Corina Creţu's closest staff, including her head of cabinet and communications chief have left their positions... Staff also revealed that she smoked in her office, despite EU rules forbidding the smoking of cigare
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 10, 2015 20:04
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[Europe, Germany] Tobacco lobby stubs out total German tobacco ad ban

The ambitious plans of the Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, Christian Schmidt, to ban tobacco advertising have been scaled back. Critics have cited pressure from the tobacco industry.
EurActiv
added Dec 10, 2015 15:44
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[Europe] EU struggles to renew deal with Big Tobacco

But critics of the tobacco industry and health advocates strongly oppose cutting financial deals with tobacco companies. “This is the scandal of the century,” said center-left French MEP Gilles Pargneaux, the deputy chair of European Parliament’s commit
Politico
added Dec 14, 2015 15:17
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[Europe, Switzerland] Defiance of a cigar veteran

is not ready to end his fight against Swiss moves to tighten tobacco laws... Emblematic of Swiss cigar culture is Heinrich Villiger, 85-year-old owner of the Villiger Söhne cigar company, and an importer of Cuban cigars into Germany, Poland and Austria as
Financial Times (uk)
added Dec 9, 2015 20:17
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[Europe] Tobacco firms join hands to fight against plain packaging law in UK

In their lawsuits filed in May this year, BAT and PMI claimed that the new regulation directly impacts their trademarks and infringes World Trade Organisation rules with respect to international trade. The companies say it violates EU law as the compani
Packaging Business Review (uk)
added Dec 7, 2015 20:50
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