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Report: Reynolds deal set for final FTC review

However, some analysts say it could be a negative sign that the FTC board wants or needs a higher face-to-face comfort level on the antitrust consequences because it is not normal policy at this regulatory stage. The newspaper cited sources familiar with
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Mar 31, 2015 09:29
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For tobacco litigation, Massachusetts is the place ($$)

In those two decisions, the SJC has clearly articulated the position that cigarette manufacturers get no special protection on the basis that they have addicted their customers who continue to smoke despite knowing that smoking is harmful. The SJC’s unan
Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly
added Jan 27, 2014 14:09
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[Florida] Lorillard Asks Fla. Court For New Trial In $33M Smoking Suit ($$)

focused on Lorillard's claim that the trial court erred in not removing a juror who was discovered to have an acquaintance with the daughter of plaintiff Dorothy Alexander, and a dispute over whether Lorillard properly objected to the court's remittitur o
Law360
added Jul 7, 2013 09:47
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Historic $79 Million Cigarette Settlement Signifies Beginning of Wave of Tobacco Cases in Massachusetts

announcement in Lorillard’s 8K SEC filing of a $79 million settlement ... the most important state for tobacco litigation is not Florida. It’s Massachusetts. Massachusetts, benefitting from the combination of two key rulings by the Supreme Judicial Court
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Oct 23, 2013 11:16
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[North Carolina] Reynolds Deal / Some details still to come

How many Lorillard employees would be transferred to Reynolds in the process? When would Newport production shift from Lorillard to Reynolds' plant at Tobaccoville? When would ITG Brands LLC, the U.S. subsidiary of Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, hire the bu
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 2, 2015 07:17
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[Florida] Fla. Court Clears $15M Engle Win Against Lorillard ($$)

A Florida appeals court on Friday affirmed a $15.2 million judgment against Lorillard Tobacco Co., ruling that the lawsuit brought on behalf of a smoker who died from lung cancer was properly litigated as an Engle progeny case. The appeals panel upheld t
Law360
added Dec 24, 2012 10:00
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British American Tobacco Faces Choices in Reynolds-Lorillard

British American Tobacco faces three primary options should a deal proceed—and one fantasy move that would remake the global tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added May 23, 2014 07:47
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Reynolds Confronting Antitrust Concerns Over Lorillard Merger

is meeting with top antitrust officials to overcome some regulatory opposition to its proposed acquisition of rival cigarette maker Lorillard Inc., according to people familiar with the matter. Within the Federal Trade Commission, some staff members say
Bloomberg News
added Apr 1, 2015 10:28
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[Florida] Plateau in smoking suits helps Reynolds-Lorillard deal

Supporting the Lorillard-Reynolds deal is "a new mood of optimism within U.S. Big Tobacco on the litigation landscape," UK-based analysts at the investment firm Jefferies Group said in a note on June 30, adding that the situation still looked risky.
Reuters
added Jul 14, 2014 21:53
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Florida Appeal Court Upholds $33M Judgment Against Lorillard Tobacco Co., Denying Its Request for a New Trial, Reports Parker Waichman LLP and Co-counsel

Florida’s Third District Court of Appeal has upheld a $33 million judgment against Lorillard Tobacco Co., finding on appeal that its arguments are without merit, reports Parker Waichman LLP and its co-counsel, which obtained the original verdict on behal
PR Web
added Sep 5, 2013 07:27
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