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[Europe] Feds Tell High Court To Nix RICO Suit Against RJR Nabisco ($$)

The federal government has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to toss the European Union’s civil suit accusing RJR Nabisco Inc. of a money-laundering scheme, arguing it doesn’t sufficiently allege extraterritorial violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corr
Law360
added Dec 23, 2015 22:32
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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF WASHINGTON LEGAL FOUNDATION AND ALLIED EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION AS AMICI CURIAE IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

Affirming the decision below unquestionably will invite wholly foreign litigation into the United States, where it does not belong. Allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary foreign civil disputes into U.S. federal courts will dramat
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 22, 2015 22:45
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RJR NABISCO v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Writ Of Certiorari: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

RICO’s private cause of action contains no clear indication that it reaches foreign injuries. Its text is silent on whether foreign injuries are covered, and its background legal context affirmatively suggests that it is limited to domestic injuries.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 17, 2015 22:59
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY TO BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

In short, because RICO’s text is silent as to its extraterritorial force, it necessarily “has none.”
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 19:03
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF IN OPPOSITION (PDF)

On April 23, 2014, the Second Circuit unanimously reversed and vacated the judgment of the district court, and remanded the case for further proceedings...In addressing the scope of RICO, the court applied Morrison and the presumption against extrater
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:56
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RJR NABISCO, INC. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: On Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari To The United States Court Of Appeals For The Second Circuit (PDF)

This case presents the question whether RICO applies extraterritorially, and if so to what extent.
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:46
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Issue: Whether, or to what extent, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) applies extraterritorially. / Nov 30 2015 Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED. Justice Sotomayor took no part
SCOTUSBlog
added Dec 9, 2015 18:39
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On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al., Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY (PDF)

Among the many creative attempts to drastically expand RICO’s reach, none are more problematic than recent civil suits brought by foreign governments against American businesses for overseas conduct. WLF has no direct interest, financial or otherwise, in
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:40
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[Europe] GRANTED & NOTED LIST: CASES FOR ARGUMENT IN OCTOBER TERM 2015

15-138 CFX RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY Court: USCA-2 Granted: 10/1/15 (SS no part)
Supreme Court of the United States
added Oct 1, 2015 16:31
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RJR Nabisco, Inc. v. The European Community

Court agreed to review a recent Second Circuit decision that further widens an existing circuit split on whether, and to what extent (RICO) applies extraterritorially....WLF argued that allowing foreign litigants to bring what are otherwise ordinary forei
Washington Legal Foundation
added Oct 1, 2015 16:28
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