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[Europe, UK] Court hears RJR Nabisco laundering claims

heard oral arguments in a case that could determine whether an anti-racketeering law can be applied to alleged crimes that occur outside the country. If the case brought by the European Community succeeds, multinationals could face a wave of lawsuits.
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 22, 2016 11:42
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FELDMAN: U.S. Law Is So Great Even Europeans Want to Use It

If RJR really facilitated a money-laundering scheme, it should be held responsible. And if European countries think that U.S. law is the best way to do it, that’s a compliment to America’s wide-reaching scheme of conspiracy law and to the American legal s
Bloomberg View
added Mar 22, 2016 12:29
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[Canada] Day 80: Mr. Massicotte's legal advice

The trial has heard much about the voluntary code that the industry developed to self-regulate advertising. One of Mr. Massicotte's jobs at RJR-Macdonald was to monitor the code and to advise on its application by his and other companies.
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Nov 2, 2012 12:20
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CEO LETTER

As you read through our sustainability microsite, I hope you will agree that RAI and its subsidiaries have made enormous progress in 2015 toward our Transforming Tobacco vision. This vision drives our sustainability strategy, and will guide our companies
Reynolds American (RAI)
added May 3, 2016 18:02
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This Week in the Great Depression: When Small Cigarette Companies Challenged Big Tobacco

In June 1931, with the U.S. economy in a depression and leaf tobacco prices at 20-year lows, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. decided to increase the price of Camel cigarettes. This proved a truly bad idea. And the response of consumers and competitors offers
Bloomberg News
added Oct 25, 2012 17:55
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

Whatever the precise geographic scope of RICO, this extravagant and unprecedented expansion—to what is fairly described as foreign-to-the-fourth or foreign-to-the-fifth civil RICO claims—cannot possibly be right. Not surprisingly, the panel’s judgment res
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:33
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[New York] Smoke Without Fire

A little company called NJOY thinks it has finally designed an electronic cigarette that doesn’t look ridiculous. But would James Dean have smoked one?
New York Magazine
added Apr 28, 2013 23:32
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[Canada] Day 75: Trudel and Trudelle

If you could only choose one day to attend the Montreal trial of the Quebec class action suits, today would have been a very good one to select. The witness, Mary Trudelle, was interesting and likeable, the documents were fascinating, and the lawyers wer
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Oct 25, 2012 17:41
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[Canada] Day 53: Voice of the Pioneer

Morning in Victoria: Peter Gage reminisces about Macdonald Tobacco / Montreal morning: Silvana Conte does not grovel
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Sep 6, 2012 14:07
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[North Carolina] Representative Charlie Rose, Tobacco’s Friend in the House, Dies at 73

a former United States representative from rural North Carolina who fought to protect the tobacco industry and its farmers when political and regulatory pressure on the industry were on the rise and smoking in steady decline, died on Monday in Albertvill
New York Times
added Sep 6, 2012 02:13
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