BERG Associates pioneered the use of civil RICO law against corporations that accepted payments of drug money for their products. Pending cases against tobacco and liquor companies have netted settlements worth $2 billion dollars.
EU cracks down on illegal cigarette smuggling after $1.25bn settlement with Philip Morris
BERG Associates gathered critical evidence in building these cases, which proved to be a key factor motivating Philip Morris and JTI to negotiate agreements with the European Community.
JTI Agreement with the EU