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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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[Europe] Tobacco Conspiracy Suit Tests RICO's Reach

The European Community's lawsuit accusing tobacco giant RJR Nabisco of laundering money through international drug cartels appeared to divide the Supreme Court along traditional partisan lines on Monday. For roughly 14 years, dozens of European coun
Courthouse News
added Mar 22, 2016 11:20
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[Europe] U.S. top court weighs racketeering law's scope in R.J. Reynolds case

Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with whether a lawsuit filed by European Union countries accusing cigarette maker R.J. Reynolds of running a global money-laundering scheme involving narcotics smuggling into Europe can move forward.
Reuters
added Mar 21, 2016 22:06
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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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[Europe] The Morning Risk Report: RICO Case Gets Day in Supreme Court

An analysis by a circuit court allowing the European claim to go forward has set up a Supreme Court decision that could offer an alternative reading that could be more favorable to foreign claims, Mr. Sullivan pointed out. “Instead of asking what the ‘foc
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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RJR NABISCO, INC., et al. v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: REPLY BRIEF FOR PETITIONERS (PDF)

CONCLUSION The judgment below should be reversed and the RICO claims dismissed. At a minimum, the judgment should be vacated and the RICO claims remanded for further consideration.
SCOTUSBlog
added Mar 18, 2016 22:35
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RJ Reynolds Beats $50M ERISA Suit Over Stock Sell-Off ($$)

RJ Reynolds a victory Thursday in a $50 million Employee Retirement Income Security Act class action in which former employees said the company breached its duty during its 1999 spin-off when it divested stock from their retirement fund...
Law360
added Feb 20, 2016 18:25
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[North Carolina] Federal judge rules again for Reynolds in Nabisco 401(k) dispute

A federal judge ruled for the second time that the RJR Pension Investment committee acted prudently in eliminating the Nabisco funds from its 401(k) plan 16 years ago.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 20, 2016 18:23
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[Europe] SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES / OCTOBER TERM 2015 / For the Session Beginning March 21, 2016

Monday, March 21, 2016 . . . (2) 15-138 RJR NABISCO V. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
Supreme Court of the United States
added Feb 18, 2016 12:48
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. v. The European Community Docket No. 15-138

Question Presented: To what extent does the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) apply extraterritorially? Merit Briefs: Brief for Petitioners RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al. Brief for Respondents The European Community, et al.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:35
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