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[Canada] Trying to keep tobacco profits from fleeing the country

another preliminary round in the Appeal Court review of the Blais-Létourneau tobacco trials. Lawyers representing Quebec smokers came asking for an order to force the defendant tobacco companies to stop shipping their money overseas while the appeal is un
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 7, 2015 12:59
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[Australia, Canada, Italy] A footnote from the federal Tax Court

And so BAT is able to reduce its taxes in Canada and Australia by generating a little cross ownerhip amongst its subsidiaries. Will the tax act be amended to remove their right to do so? And when?
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 7, 2015 13:08
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[Canada] The no-longer confidential financial statements

Imperial Tobacco and Rothmans, Benson and Hedges have now had their current financial statements made available to the public. . . . Why is PMI/RBH so much more profitable than BAT/ITL? If there has been such a dramatic fall in ITL profits, why has this
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 1, 2015 20:02
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[Canada] Quebec Provisional Execution order cancelled

Three Quebec Court of Appeal judges unanimously cancelled the order after Imperial Tobacco Canada and the other defendants argued there was no legal basis for the provisional execution order. The provisional execution order was imposed by the Superior C
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jul 25, 2015 12:21
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Imperial Tobacco Canada wins motion to cancel provisional execution in $15.6-billion class action against tobacco industry

welcomes today's unanimous decision by the Quebec Court of Appeal to accept the company's motion to cancel the provisional execution order that would have required three tobacco companies to pay in excess of $1 billion in a $15.6-billion ruling against th
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jul 23, 2015 21:41
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[Canada] BAT vows to fight Canadian court ruling

British American Tobacco (BAT) has vowed to fight a Canadian court order to pay damages of £5.4bn over claims it failed to warn customers about risks of smoking. BAT said there were "strong legal grounds" to challenge the overall judgement by the Quebec
Proactiveinvestors UK Ltd (uk)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:51
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[Canada] Quebec health law invalid: Big Tobacco

After losing their bid in March 2014 to have the law ruled unconstitutional, ... told the Quebec Court of Appeal the legislation "handcuffs" them....told the appeals court the law prevents them from having access to a fair trial. "We're going to have a
Canadian Press
added Jun 20, 2015 19:29
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[Canada] BAT claims 'strong ground' for appealling £5.5bn Canadian class action

in a statement on Tuesday morning, British American Tobacco said: "There are strong legal grounds with which to challenge both the overall judgement, and to seek a stay of the provisional execution order, which Imperial Tobacco Canada will do within 30 da
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 3, 2015 10:47
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[Canada] Ontario is a haven for illegal tobacco manufacturers and has become an international exporter of illegal cigarettes: KPMG report

As we approach World No Tobacco Day on May 31, a new KPMG study on illegal tobacco in the Americas sheds a new light on the theme chosen by the World Health Organization this year: Stop Illicit Trade of Tobacco Products.
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 23:43
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[Canada, UK] BAT facing £5.5bn fine for treating health concerns over smoking as 'non-issue'

British American Tobacco’s Canadian arm treated health concerns around smoking as a ‘non-issue’ when selling its products, Quebec’s Superior Court said yesterday. The division – which is called Imperial Tobacco Canada, not to be confused with UK-listed c
This is Money (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:43
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