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Goldman extends M&A lead after Reynolds appointment

Reynolds American's appointment of Goldman Sachs as sole adviser to a panel of independent directors in relation to a takeover approach by British American Tobacco should extend the US bank's commanding lead in the announced M&A league tables.
Reuters
added Nov 2, 2016 14:12
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[Florida] Late Smoker's Family Asks For $6M Verdict Against RJR ($$)

The family of a chain-smoking Cuban dissident who died of laryngeal cancer urged a Florida jury Tuesday to hit R.J. Reynolds with a $6 million verdict plus punitive damages for his death, but admitted the smoker bore about half the blame for his death.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:30
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Owes $10.5M For Lung Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

urged a Florida jury on Tuesday to award her $10.5 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds, saying the company got her husband so hooked on tobacco that he bought cigarettes when they could hardly afford food.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:29
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Asks Court To Curb Engle Tort Liability Claims ($$)

asked the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday to find that federal law preempts Engle in plaintiffs' strict liability and negligence claims, arguing that these claims are tantamount to banning cigarette sales.
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:28
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[California, Illinois, New York] E-Cig Makers Get Stricter-Warning Label Suit Dismissed ($$)

finding all but one of the state law claims preempted by recent [FDA] guidance. A group of five consumers hailing from California, Illinois and New York accused Lorillard Tobacco Co., Reynolds American Inc., Fontem US Inc. and others...BLU
Law360
added Nov 2, 2016 07:25
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USA v Philip Morris, et. al.: Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (PDF)

RJR cannot have it both ways. Either the remedial order imposes a double-ad requirement, in which case we have appellate jurisdiction but RJR has no excuse for its untimeliness, or the order is unclear, in which case we would lack jurisdiction to ente
US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
added Nov 1, 2016 18:21
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R.J. Reynolds loses bid to end TV anti-smoking ad requirement

A federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected R.J. Reynolds' bid to void a decade-old order requiring tobacco companies to televise "corrective" advertisements....did not show that the judge who ordered the ads exceeded her authority, and waited too long to
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:47
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[North Dakota] VIDEO: WATCH: Big tobacco companies fighting Measure 4

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco company has kicked in almost a million dollars to the 'vote no on measure 4' movement. And Altria - renamed from Philip Morris, one of the world's largest tobacco producers - kicked in nearly $2.5 million. Dr. Eric Johnson, Raise I
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Nov 1, 2016 14:33
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[Missouri] Making sense of dueling tax issues

“There is a tobacco civil war going on. Big tobacco realizes that they’re probably going to have a tobacco tax, and they want one they can craft,” said Dr. Bridget McCandless of Independence, president and CEO of the Health Care Foundation of Greater Kan
Waynesville (MO) Daily Guide
added Nov 1, 2016 14:22
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Reynolds American Inc. picks advisers to review offer

Reynolds American Inc.’s board of directors has chosen familiar legal and financial advisers to guide it through its review of British American Tobacco Plc’s nonbinding $47 billion offer. The board said in a statement Monday that its nine non-BAT affili
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 2, 2016 15:38
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