BATCo Appeals 'Foyle Memo' Order in U.S. Tobacco Case

Albanese, Elizabeth
June 2004
Bond Buyer;6/7/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31899, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that two subsidiaries of British American Tobacco Co. have filed separate notices of appeal in federal court, challenging a June 1, 2004 order by U.S. District Court Judge Gladys Kessler requiring company officials to turn over a document that many speculate could help the U.S. Justice Department win a multimillion dollar racketeering lawsuit against cigarette manufacturers. Federal government's seeking of disgorgement of the profits of tobacco industry defendants in the lawsuit under the 1970 Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.


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