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RJR NABISCO, INC., ET AL. v. EUROPEAN COMMUNITY ET AL. ON WRIT OF CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE SECOND CIRCUIT (PDF)

ALITO, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which ROBERTS, C. J., and KENNEDY and THOMAS, JJ., joined, and in which GINSBURG, BREYER, and KAGAN, JJ., joined as to Parts I, II, and III. GINSBURG, J., filed an opinion concurring in part, dissenting in
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 18:56
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[Europe] Racketeering Law Applies Outside the U.S., With Limits, Justices Rule

"Put another way, a pattern of racketeering activity may include or consist of offenses committed abroad in violation of a predicate statute for which the presumption against extraterritoriality has been overcome," Justice Samuel Alito Jr. wrote. "To giv
Corporate Counsel Magazine
added Jun 20, 2016 18:53
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[Europe] High Court Limits RICO’s Reach Beyond US In Civil Cases ($$)

limited the potential for bringing civil claims under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act for conduct outside the U.S. in ending the European Union’s money laundering suit against RJR Nabisco. The Supreme Court’s majority has found tha
Law360
added Jun 20, 2016 17:56
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[Europe] U.S. Supreme Court rejects RICO claims in Reynolds, EU case

Three justices (Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Steven Breyer, Elena Kegan) dissented from the entire judgment, but supported parts of it. Justice Sonia Sotomayor abstained from the case. The case was remanded back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit i
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 20, 2016 17:45
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[Europe] Reynolds American (RAI) Stock Gains on Supreme Court Ruling

stock is increasing 1.04% to $50.74 in mid-morning trading on Monday after the Winston-Salem, NC-based tobacco company won a lawsuit brought by European Union countries.
thestreet.com
added Jun 20, 2016 17:43
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High court nixes European suit against R.J. Reynolds

In a 4-3 ruling, the justices said the EU has no right to sue in U.S. courts because federal racketeering laws don’t allow recovery for injuries occurring outside the United States. The EU and 26 of its member states allege RJR coordinated the scheme wi
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 20, 2016 17:42
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[Europe] Ruling in case against tobacco company limits racketeering law

A divided U.S. Supreme Court threw out a European Union suit that accused Reynolds American Inc. of orchestrating a global scheme to launder drug money, in a ruling that limits the reach of a federal racketeering law that can impose heavy damage awards.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40
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[Europe] Supreme Court Rejects EU Lawsuit Against Reynolds American

It and 26 member states allege the cigarette maker engaged in “grave misconduct” by participating in a money laundering cycle in which criminal groups smuggled illegal narcotics into Europe and laundered the resulting proceeds through illegal cigarette pu
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jun 20, 2016 17:40
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[Europe] Supreme Court rules for R.J. Reynolds in racketeering case

limited the scope of federal racketeering law, handing R.J. Reynolds a victory... The justices in their 4-3 ruling reversed a lower-court ruling in favor of the EU and 26 member states, saying that the racketeering law does not extend to claims concerning
Reuters
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37
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RJR Nabisco, Inc., et al., Petitioners v. The European Community, et al.: Proceedings and Orders

Judgment REVERSED and case REMANDED. Alito, J., delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Roberts, C. J., and Kennedy and Thomas, JJ., joined, and in which Ginsburg, Breyer, and Kagan, JJ., joined as to Parts I, II, and III. Ginsburg, J., filed an opin
Supreme Court of the United States
added Jun 20, 2016 17:37
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