Volume 4 , Issue 1

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RICO’S EXTRATERRITORIAL REACH: THE IMPACT OF EUROPEAN COMMUNITY V. RJR NABISCO

Victoria L. Safran

As the facts of complex litigation become increasingly international in scope, an alleged scheme under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”) may span continents, with citizens of various nations playing central roles, transactions being orchestrated in one corner of the world and carried out in another, and funds moving from one country to the next. Thus, the question of RICO’s extraterritorial reach takes on great significance, both in the criminal and civil spheres.

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  • March 2016
  • 4 Stan. J. Complex Litig. 48-86
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