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RJ Reynolds, ITG Spar In Chancery Over Stay, Fla. Claims

Law360, Wilmington (May 15, 2017, 11:21 PM EDT) -- An attorney for R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. on Monday denied an ITG Brands LLC claim that Reynolds wants a stay in a Delaware Chancery Court dispute between the two in hopes of advancing a parallel Florida suit over a $30 million a year liability to that state.

Reynolds attorney Peter J. Biersteker of Jones Day told Chancellor Andre G. Bouchard that an earlier Chancery Court temporary restraining order — issued as part of an ITG suit prompted by RJR's Florida action — already bars RJR from offensive...
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