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[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
Law360
added Jun 23, 2016 21:13
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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
DocumentCloud.org
added Jun 23, 2016 12:28
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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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ARCHIVE: RJR NABISCO, INC., et al, Petitioners, v. THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY, acting on its own behalf and on behalf of the Member States it has power to represent, et al., Respondents. No. 15- 138.: Petition For A Writ Of Certiorari

I. THE LOWER COURTS ARE DEEPLY DEVIDED OVER WHETHER AND HOW RICO APPLIES EXTRATERRITORIALLY…II. THE QUESTION PRESENTED HAS GREAT SIGNIFICANCE…III. THIS IS A GOOD VEHICLE TO ADDRESS RICO'S EXTRATERRITORIAL REACH
Reuters
added Feb 17, 2016 23:54
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF FOR THE UNITED STATES AS AMICUS CURIAE SUPPORTING VACATUR (PDF)

1964(c) gives no indication that Congress intended foreign injury to support a private RICO claim. Dismissal is therefore required absent a showing of domestic injury. This case should be remanded to permit the lower courts to evaluate the complaint in li
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 04:27
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RJR NABISCO v THE EUROPEAN COMMUNITY: BRIEF OF AMICUS CURIAE THE NATIONAL FOREIGN TRADE COUNCIL IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONERS (PDF)

“the litigation equivalent of a thermonuclear device”...This Court should decline Respondent’s invitation to convert this nation’s courts into quasiglobal courts permitted to adjudicate claims that have little, if any, connection to the United States.
American Bar Association
added Feb 10, 2016 03:59
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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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[Europe] Reynolds Gets U.S. Supreme Court Review in Drug-Money Case

The case will test the overseas reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards. Reynolds is seeking to overturn a lower court ruling that the cigarette maker says would invite a torrent of lawsuits against American companies over
Bloomberg News
added Oct 2, 2015 13:46
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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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[Caribbean, Europe, Latin America] Reynolds appeals to Supreme Court in RICO case

its attempt to halt a European Union lawsuit ...initially filed in October 2002, alleges Reynolds directed, managed and controlled a decade-long global money-laundering scheme with Colombian and Russian criminal organizations.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 5, 2015 08:08
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