Weekly Roundup: U.S. Supreme Court to Weigh Financial Crime Cases, GAFILAT Issues Cuba Mutual Evaluation, and More

The U.S. Supreme Court said on Thursday that it would review whether the European Union can sue American tobacco firm R.J. Reynolds for purportedly running a money-laundering scheme in violation of federal civil racketeering laws, Reuters reported. EU officials have accused the company of smuggling illegal narcotics on behalf of Russian and Colombian traffickers. More The high court will also consider whether Bank Markazi will lose $1.75 billion to the family members of terrorist victims, according to the Associated Press. The central bank asserts that the U.S. Congress violated the constitutional separation of powers by passing a law in 2012...