Tobacco Bonds Cheap But Stable Amid a Flood of Lawsuits
- With 'Price' Gone, MSA Suits May Now Be Biggest Threat. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;1/3/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32290, p1
The article focuses on the concern of financial analysts regarding the threat posed by the Master Settlement Agreement to the tobacco industry in the U.S. The agreement requires big tobacco companies to pay 46 states a total of 245 billion dollars as compensation for the cost of caring for...
- The Litigation Game: Playing to Win. // Corporate Legal Times;May2002, Vol. 12 Issue 126, p1
Focuses on the techniques of complex litigation. Settlement of the cases as soon as possible; Preparation of the comprehensive litigation; Importance of finances in settling cases.
- NYC Settles With Family Of Woman Killed During Police Raid. // Jet;11/17/2003, Vol. 104 Issue 21, p47
Reports on the decision of New York City and its police department to settle a lawsuit filed against them by the family of Alberta Spruill who died during a police raid in 2003. Background on the case; Amount of settlement fee agreed to pay by the city of New York.
- Trade Settlement Failures in US Bond Markets. Trimbath, Susanne // IUP Journal of Financial Economics;Mar2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p53
This study estimates the total value of trade settlement failures in the US bond markets. Analyzing data from multiple sources, it shows that the value of settlement failures is rising. Regulatory and market efforts to reduce the problem have been largely unsuccessful. In April 2008, fails to...
- Tobacco's Only Safe Haven is Europe. // High Yield Report;2/17/2003, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p1
Focuses on the litigation risk in the tobacco industry in Europe compared with the U.S.
- Drawing on the News. // Scholastic Update;04/12/99, Vol. 131 Issue 13, p20
Criticizes the jury's decision on lawsuits brought by a woman against tobacco companies and other industries.
- Big tobacco cuts a beautiful deal. Pringle, Peter // New Statesman;02/20/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4373, p26
Focuses on lawsuits filed against tobacco manufacturers. Issues that forced tobacco companies to offer generous-looking proposals to end litigation; Information on some lawsuits filed against tobacco companies; Highlights of the lawsuits.
- Tobacco chiefs sell shares in their own company. Wilbur, Phillip // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/30/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7218, p1153
Assesses the impact of a court decision in a Florida lawsuit against the tobacco industry in the United States. Reactions of Philip Morris executives; Amount of Philip Morris' shares of stocks disposed by eight company insiders; Comments from Richard Daynard, a tobacco liability expert from...
- Bob Dole, Tobacco Racketeer. Rauch, Jonathan // National Journal;10/02/99, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p2787
Discusses United States government's lawsuit against the tobacco industry. Accusations against tobacco companies; Information on the counts of illegal racketeering; Counter-argument against the government.