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[Europe] LETTER FROM MICROSOFT: Re: Notice of Supplemental Authority under Rule 28(j) in In the Matter of a Warrant to Search a Certain E-Mail Account (Microsoft v. United States), No. 14-2985

RJR clarifies that the presumption against extraterritoriality, not other “background legal principles,” governs whether a statute may be applied extraterritorially...calls into question cases decided before “we honed our extraterritoriality jurisprude
added Jun 23, 2016 12:28

[Europe] Microsoft Says RJR Ruling Bolsters Search Warrant Challenge

Microsoft Corp. seized on the decision to bolster its argument that the United States cannot enforce a search warrant for emails stored on a foreign computer. In a letter to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, a lawyer for Microsoft, E. Josh
National Law Journal
added Jun 23, 2016 12:21

[Florida] RJR, Philip Morris Ask 11th Circ. To Curb Engle Liability ($$)

R.J. Reynolds and Philip Morris told the Eleventh Circuit Tuesday that allowing individual plaintiffs to use the landmark Engle tobacco class action's jury findings — which they called “ambiguous on their face” — to establish strict liability and negligen
added Jun 23, 2016 03:46

Case to Watch: 11th Circuit weighs age-bias claims by job applicants

Appeals will reconsider whether RJ Reynolds Tobacco Co...must face a 2012 lawsuit by Richard Villarreal, an unsuccessful job applicant who says the company violated the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act by encouraging the hiring of workers just
added Jun 21, 2016 16:50

[Europe] Supreme Court Sides With R.J. Reynolds in RICO Case

they parted ways about whether the part of the racketeering law authorizing private civil suits, as opposed to ones brought by the United States government itself, applied to conduct abroad... “There is a potential for international controversy that mili
New York Times
added Jun 21, 2016 09:52

[Europe] High Court Gives Gov't License To Take RICO Claims Global ($$)

Supreme Court on Monday gave federal prosecutors wide latitude to bring global cases under a key organized crime-fighting statute even as it put up a roadblock for private plaintiffs who want to bring cases in U.S. courts about alleged criminal activity a
added Jun 23, 2016 21:13

[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Owe $17M For Woman's Cancer Death, Jury Told ($$)

The widower of a woman who died of lung cancer urged a Florida jury during closing arguments Monday to award him $17 million plus punitive damages against R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Philip Morris USA Inc., saying the companies hid the dangers of smoki
added Jun 23, 2016 21:06

[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

The court split 4-3 on a private plaintiff’s right to pursue racketeering claims for foreign activity. The majority said that private plaintiffs must still allege and prove a domestic injury. Alito, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and justices An
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 23, 2016 12:37

[Delaware] Form 8-K     CURRENT REPORT

Between July 18, 2014 and August 12, 2014, shareholders of Lorillard, Inc (“Lorillard”) filed purported class action lawsuits ...RAI has agreed to pay fees and expenses of $215,000 within ten days of the entry of an order closing the Consolidated Actions
Reynolds American (RAI)
added Jun 21, 2016 14:54

[Europe] Supremes Put End to EU's Tobacco Conspiracy Suit

Ginsburg..."Unsupported by RICO's text, inconsistent with its purposes...the domestic-injury requirement for private suits replaces Congress' prescription with one of the court's own invention. Because the court has no authority so to amend RICO, I dissen
Courthouse News
added Jun 21, 2016 14:21
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