U.S. Seeks 'Foyle Memo' in $279B Tobacco Case

Albanese, Elizabeth
August 2004
Bond Buyer;8/31/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31959, p4
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. Justice Department filed a brief asking a Washington, D.C., appellate court to force British American Tobacco Co. (BATCo) to produce the Foyle memorandum, a document the federal government believes will help it win a 279-billion dollar verdict from the tobacco industry. Court order on BATCo to produce the document which allegedly constitutes a corporate outline for destroying records that could prove the company kept hidden health risks associated with tobacco products.


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