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17 Jun 2014, 2:28 am by tortsprof
Contributors are: Kenneth Abraham (Virginia), Nora Engstrom (Stanford), Mark Geistfeld (NYU), Bob Rabin (Stanford), Adam Scales (Rutgers-Camden), Tony Sebok... [read post]
17 Jun 2011, 7:54 am
Racketeering ActsThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.A civil RICO claim alleging a domestic enterprise was not barred by the U.S. [read post]
20 Nov 2009, 9:30 am by John W. Arden
Contractor Could Proceed with RICO Claim Alleging Extortionate Credit Line This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide. [read post]
28 Sep 2011, 2:31 pm
Alleged Horse-Breeding Scheme May Have Violated Federal RICO LawThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Investors could proceed with civil RICO claims against defendants that allegedly engaged in a fraudulent investment scheme that involved the leasing of thoroughbred mares for a single breeding season, the federal district court in Lexington, Kentucky, has ruled. [read post]
19 Nov 2010, 2:03 pm
Securities Litigation Reform Act Barred RICO Claims Against Tax Shelter SchemeThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) barred RICO claims against a law firm that allegedly participated in a scheme to promote an illegitimate tax shelter, the U.S. [read post]
16 Oct 2009, 7:47 am
Members of Homeowner's Group Could Not Sue Group's Board for RICO Violations This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide. [read post]
29 Jul 2010, 2:56 pm
Tobacco Firm Asks High Court to Reconsider Review of Extraterritorial Reach of RICOThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.British American Tobacco (Investments) Limited (BATCo) has petitioned the U.S. [read post]
22 Oct 2010, 9:16 am
Conduct of Venezuelan Officials Not Subject to Civil RICO ClaimsThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.A Venezuelan businessman and his investment company could not pursue civil RICO claims against Venezuelan government officials and their associates because the action exceeded the territorial reach of federal RICO law, the federal district court in New York City has ruled.The businessman alleged that the defendants had him unjustly… [read post]
22 Oct 2010, 9:30 am
Certification of RICO Class of Prescription Drug Purchasers ReversedThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.A district court abused its discretion by certifying a class of labor unions and insurance companies that allegedly paid too much for the prescription drug Zyprexa, the U.S. [read post]
1 Apr 2010, 9:26 pm
Consumer Debtors Could Pursue Civil RICO Suit Based on Arbitration Fraud This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Consumer debtors pursuing a civil RICO action sufficiently alleged a pattern of racketeering involving arbitration fraud by a private equity firm and one of its subsidiaries, the federal district court in St. [read post]
2 Aug 2011, 10:10 am
No Exception to PSLRA Bar for Aiding and Abetting Claims in RICO CaseThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA) barred a RICO conspiracy claim against two financial services companies that allegedly aided and abetted a Ponzi scheme that was perpetrated by former hedge fund manager Bernie Madoff, the U.S. [read post]
29 Aug 2011, 1:59 pm
Drug Wholesaler Must Defend RICO Claims of Conspiracy to Artificially Inflate PricesThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The State of Utah could pursue civil RICO claims against a prescription drug wholesaler that allegedly conspired to artificially inflate the average wholesale price (AWP) of hundreds of prescription drugs, the federal district court in San Francisco has ruled. [read post]
25 Feb 2010, 9:53 am
Investment Firm Not Liable Under RICO for Customer's Money Laundering SchemeThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The receivers of seven insurance companies that lost nearly $200 million to Martin Frankel, an investor who had purchased the companies in order to loot their assets, could not prevail in a RICO conspiracy claim against Dreyfus Service Corp., the investment company that Frankel used to launder the insurance companies’… [read post]
19 Apr 2010, 1:33 pm
Steak House Chain May Have Engaged in Racketeering Scheme to Violate Immigration LawsThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Former employees of a Ruth’s Chris Steak House franchise in Birmingham, Alabama, sufficiently alleged that the franchisor, the franchisee, and the owner of the franchise had engaged in a racketeering scheme to violate federal immigration laws, the U.S. [read post]
21 Dec 2010, 1:28 pm
Pfizer, Warner-Lambert Must Defend RICO Claims for Off-Label Marketing of NeurontinThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.Two consumers who suffered from bipolar disorder could proceed with RICO claims against Pfizer, Inc., and Warner-Lambert Co. [read post]
23 Nov 2011, 10:48 am
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.In a statement before a House Judiciary subcommittee on November 15, a U.S. [read post]
31 Mar 2011, 3:02 pm
EC’s RICO Claims Against Tobacco Companies FailThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The European Community and 26 European countries could not pursue RICO claims against several tobacco companies that allegedly engaged in an elaborate money laundering scheme involving the sale of illegal drugs by criminal organizations and the sale of cigarettes by the defendants, the federal district court in Brooklyn has ruled. [read post]
22 Jul 2010, 2:08 pm
High Court Limits Scope of “Honest Services Fraud,” Restricting Reach of RICOThis posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide.The recent Supreme Court decision in Skilling v. [read post]
23 Dec 2009, 10:23 am by John W. Arden
This posting was written by Mark Engstrom, Editor of CCH RICO Business Disputes Guide. [read post]