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On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (PDF)

Among the many creative attempts to drastically expand RICO’s reach, none are more problematic than recent civil suits brought by foreign governments against American businesses for overseas conduct. WLF has no direct interest, financial or otherwise, in
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:40
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ARCHIVE: WLF Asks High Court to Clarify that RICO Act Does Not Cover Overseas Conduct (RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community)

WLF’s brief contends that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramatically increase the burden on the federal courts, impose higher litigation costs on multi-national busines
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:35
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[Europe] GRANTED & NOTED LIST: CASES FOR ARGUMENT IN OCTOBER TERM 2015

15-138 CFX RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY Court: USCA-2 Granted: 10/1/15 (SS no part)
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 1, 2015 16:31
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Court agreed to review a recent Second Circuit decision that further widens an existing circuit split on whether, and to what extent (RICO) applies extraterritorially....WLF argued that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary forei
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28
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CERTIORARI GRANTED: RJR NABISCO, INC., ET AL. V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, ET AL. (PDF)

The motion of Washington Legal Foundation for leave to file a brief as amicus curiae is granted. The petition for a writ of certiorari is granted. Justice Sotomayor took no part in the consideration or decision of this motion and this petition.
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 1, 2015 16:24
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[Europe, UK] LETTER: CHEESEMAN: The EU and the regulation of e-cigarettes ($$)

The EU seems to have taken on trust the views of prominent e-cigarette opponents rather than heeding the evidence and analysis of a large swathe of the scientific community (the vast majority of whom, contrary to some claims, have no financial conflict o
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 1, 2015 08:33
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[Australia, France, Spain] CHAPMAN: ‘You’ll see vapers everywhere in Europe’. Well, … no

Over the 23 days, we saw just 20 people vaping: 15 in Paris, one in Lyon, one in Calvi, one in Barcelona and two in Madrid. By contrast, we saw many people smoking almost everywhere we looked at any time of day. Far too many to count. At a guess, the rati
The Conversation (au)
added Sep 30, 2015 10:33
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[Europe, UK] RIDLEY: No smoke without fire in this EU nightmare ($$)

In a shocking new case about dangerous emissions coming to court this week, the European Commission has passed regulations that are certain — not likely, certain — to hit the cleanest and lowest-emitting products much harder than their dirty
Times Of London (uk)
added Sep 29, 2015 13:12
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[Europe, UK] Blackburn-based e-cigarette manufacturer set to fight 'unfair' ruling

will formally challenge an EU directive this week...Totally Wicked is the only e-cigarette firm to win the right to challenge Article 20 of the EU Tobacco Products Directive (TPD), which will bring e-cigarettes and e-liquid within its regulatory scope as
Lancashire Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:47
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[Europe, USA] Fitch: Global Tobacco Companies See Diverging Credit Profiles

the credit profiles of rated global tobacco companies has diverged in the past two years, as they worsened in Europe while remaining stable in the US. European tobacco companies' financial profile has deteriorated due to a number of reasons including M&A
Reuters
added Sep 28, 2015 17:33
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