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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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[Canada, UK] Tobacco shares tumble following £8.2bn damages ruling

“there is the possibility that it bankrupts all of the tobacco majors in the [Canadian] market, with the payments dwarfing the annual operating profit...as we understand, all of these companies are separate – ring-fenced – legal entities, and therefore th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:39
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[Canada] $15B tobacco ruling barely dents stocks as analysts predict penalty will come down

On Tuesday, shares of Imperial Tobacco's parent company, British American Tobacco Plc, fell 2.4 per cent in London. Japan Tobacco Inc., the parent of JTI-Macdonald, saw its stock slip 1.8 per cent in Tokyo.
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:37
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[Canada] Tobacco giants to contest court ruling to pay £8bn damages

The three firms immediately announced they would appeal against the decision, arguing that Canadians have had a “high awareness” of the health risks of smoking for several decades. “That awareness has been reinforced by the health warnings printed on ev
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 2, 2015 21:29
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