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[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
Law360
added Feb 17, 2016 22:53
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[Europe] REZNICK: Remain Seated For A High Court Reading Of RICO's Reach [FREE FULL TEXT]

On Oct. 1, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to take up the case of European Community v. RJR Nabisco Inc.,[1] and in the process to resolve questions about the extraterritorial reach of the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act that have
Law360
added Feb 17, 2016 22:50
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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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[Europe] RIDLEY: Threat to vaping is a backward step for UK ($$)

New EU rules will hit smokers trying to quit. This flies in the face of all we have learnt about managing addiction
Times Of London (uk)
added Feb 16, 2016 17:29
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Revealed, the death map of Europe: People in Spain and Italy live to a ripe old age - but its bad news for Scandinavians and the Brits

The study, published in the British Medical Journal's Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, compared how long the elderly lived... Poverty, high fat diets, smoking, drinking and unhealthy lifestyle all take their toll in pushing pensioners to an e
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 16, 2016 09:04
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[Australia, Europe] Plain cigarette packaging not so plain, says Amcor

Europeans stock-piling cigarettes ahead of changes to packaging and tax laws are giving a lift to Australian packaging giant Amcor. The company reported its profits on Monday and noted strength in its tobacco division as helping offset softness in other
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:46
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[Europe] EU tobacco deal needs thorough update if renewed

Tobacco firms now use their own track-and-trace system to identify packs. But under new rules this system cannot be outsourced to the tobacco industry
EUobserver.com
added Feb 15, 2016 20:28
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[Europe, Ireland] Tobacco companies ‘operating in shadows’

are working through the courts and lobbying the European Commission to roll back rules on smoking that have taken years to bring into force, Children and Youth Affairs Minister James Reilly has warned. He has written to the senior vice-president of the
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Feb 15, 2016 20:03
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[Australia, Europe] Amcor expects higher full year earnings

Mr Delia said the tobacco packaging business benefited from strong volumes in Europe. Pending tax increases on tobacco in eastern Europe, particularly in Russia and Turkey, were prompting Amcor's customers to build up stocks. Also, in western Europe, r
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:58
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[Europe, UK] JTI helps retailers navigate incoming tide of legislation

a new initiative to support retailers through the new EU Tobacco Products Directive (EUTPD) which will ban the production of cigarettes in packs of less than 20, and rolling tobacco in pouches of less than 30g, from May....‘Your Guide Through Change’, ret
Convenience Store (uk)
added Feb 15, 2016 14:28
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