Judge Says BATCo to Remain a Defendant in U.S. Tobacco Case

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/2/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31896, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that a federal judge denied British American Tobacco Co. Ltd.'s motion to be removed as a defendant from a lawsuit against the tobacco industry brought by the United States Department of Justice. Impact of the case on payments to states under the terms of the 1998 Master Settlement Agreement; Effect of the litigation on tobacco bond ratings; Other tobacco companies named as defendants in the lawsuit.


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