Bahrain Aluminum's bribery case against Alcoa was administratively closed in 2008 to allow the Justice Department to build its own criminal case against the company. But Alcoa's lawyers wanted the opportunity to move to dismiss the civil case on the grounds that Bahrain Aluminum's RICO claims are barred by the Supreme Court's Morrison decision. On Tuesday they won their chance.
Cravath, K&L Gates Win Bid to Reopen Alcoa Bribery Case to Mount Defense
November 9, 2011
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