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Auteur: Katie Benner, CNN/Money
Wachovia Corporation has apologized for its ties to slavery after disclosing that two of its historical predecessors owned slaves and accepted them as payment. [also refers to Georgia Railroad and Banking Company, Bank of Charleston (now both part of...
Auteur: Associated Press
The suit filed in federal court in Manhattan accuses Lloyd's of London, FleetBoston and R.J. Reynolds of "aiding and abetting the commission of genocide" by allegedly financing and insuring the ships that delivered slaves to tobacco plantations in the...
Auteur: Mike Robinson, Associated Press
A lawsuit by descendants of slaves against corporations they say profited from slavery was dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said no clear link to the targeted companies had been established...The court left the door open for further litigation. ...
Auteur: Carlos Sadovi, Chicago Tribune
[USA]: The suit names companies like the Lehman Brothers brokerage firm, Aetna Insurance and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco. It could be dismissed Jan. 26 if Judge Charles Norgle agrees with the defendants' claim that the plaintiffs can't sue for something that...
Auteur: BBC News
A US court has backed five cigarette companies' appeal against a record $145bn (£87bn) fine, in a major legal victory for the tobacco industry. [Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, Lorillard Tobacco, Brown & Williamson, Liggett Group]
Auteur: BBC News
The US Justice Department is suing the world's leading tobacco companies for $289bn (£184.5bn) of their profits for the alleged fraudulent marketing of cigarettes. A court filing by the US government claims the companies lied about the link with cancer...
Auteur: John S. Friedman, The Nation
The federal class-action lawsuits [in USA]...seek corporate accountability for profits made from slavery, unspecified damages and the establishment of a fund for the healthcare, housing, education and economic development needs of African-Americans.....
- Egalement dans: Slavery reparations lawsuit (re USA)
- Entreprises concernées: Aetna British American Tobacco Brown & Williamson (now Reynolds American) CSX Fleet (part of Bank of America) JPMorgan Chase New York Life Norfolk Southern RJ Reynolds (part of Reynolds American) Union Pacific Westpoint Stevens