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[Europe, USA] 2nd Circuit revives racketeer suit against tobacco company, says RICO law covers conduct outside US

A trial judge should not have dismissed a racketeering lawsuit in which 26 foreign countries accuse a major U.S. tobacco company of involvement in an international money-laundering scheme linked to organized crime groups, a federal appeals court has ruled
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Apr 24, 2014 14:22
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[Europe, USA] 2nd Circuit revives racketeer suit against tobacco company, says RICO law covers conduct outside US

A trial judge should not have dismissed a racketeering lawsuit in which 26 foreign countries accuse a major U.S. tobacco company of involvement in an international money-laundering scheme linked to organized crime groups, a federal appeals court has ruled
ABA Journal (American Bar Association)
added Apr 24, 2014 14:22
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Smoke Shop Magazine: E-Cigs at the Forefront (PDF)

Generally, existing and pending state regulation of electronic cigarettes is focused on three areas: youth access; public use restrictions; and taxation.
Tobacco Law blog— Troutman Sanders LLP
added Apr 24, 2014 12:46
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D.C. Federal Judges Honor Law Firm Pro Bono Service

Arnold & Porter senior counsel … said attorneys there performed 106,000 hours of pro bono work last year. "We are so proud of those stats," … Kirkland & Ellis. … O'Melveny & Myers…Covington & Burling; … Jones Day…Skadden, Arps
National Law Journal
added Apr 24, 2014 11:52
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ARCHIVE: Second-Hand Smoke: Smoke Screen?

Judge William Osteen said the “EPA publicly committed to a conclusion before research had begun” ... CHARLES BLIXT: What the judge has found is that this is de facto regulation by the EPA. CAROL BROWNER: No. No. ... BLIXT: The EPA, according to our suppl
PBS
added Apr 24, 2014 11:21
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[USA, New York] 11-2475-cv European Community v. RJR Nabisco (PDF)

We are satisfied that the European Community meets at least four, and possibly all five of the Filler factors, and therefore qualifies as an organ and agency of a foreign state...The suit accordingly comes within the diversity jurisdiction… CONCLUSION The
US Court of Appeals For The Second Circuit
added Apr 24, 2014 10:33
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[Europe, USA, New York] Second Circuit Revives RICO Case Against R.J. Reynolds ($$)

A unanimous Second Circuit panel ruled that 26 European countries can sue RJR for an alleged scheme in which criminal organizations used cigarette smuggling to launder money earned in the European narcotics trade.
Litigation Daily
added Apr 24, 2014 10:24
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[USA, New York] U.S. court revives Europe money laundering case vs R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said a lower court judge erred... "With respect to a number of offenses that constitute predicates for RICO liability and are alleged in this case, Congress has clearly manifested an intent that they appl
Reuters
added Apr 24, 2014 09:29
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[New York] NY federal appeals court restores European Union racketeering lawsuit against R.J. Reynolds

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York City ruled Wednesday that the European Union and 26 of its member states were within their rights to sue in U.S. courts. The lawsuit alleges that RJR directed, managed and controlled a global money-laund
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 23, 2014 13:42
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[Canada] Day 228: The paper chase

The testimony of marketing professor David Soberman had been interrupted ... questions served to give his witness the opportunity to explain why the plaintiff's marketing expert, Richard Pollay, was wrong in his assessment of the intent or impact of toba
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Apr 23, 2014 09:47
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