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May 24, 2018

Canadian Appeal Court Affirms Dismissal of Suit Against Chevron Subsidiary, Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment

The Ontario Court of Appeal has upheld a lower Canadian court’s determination that an Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation, already …

May 18, 2018
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Brazilian Court Confirms Rejection of the Fraudulent Ecuadorian Ruling Against Chevron

SAN RAMON, Calif. – May 17, 2018 — Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (STJ) reaffirmed yesterday its rejection of the …

March 7, 2018
Steven Donziger

Donziger Must Pay $814K in RICO Fees to Chevron, Court Says

The cost of fraud just went up for Steven Donziger. A U.S. federal court in New York has ordered Donziger, mastermind of the Ecuadorian racketeering and fraud scheme against Chevron Corp., to pay the company $813,603 for his share of court fees from his 2013 RICO trial.

December 11, 2017

Steven Donziger and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

2017 turned out to be a devastating year for the lawyers and activist groups behind the legal fraud of the century.

November 30, 2017
Ecuador political news

Brazil’s High Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (STJ) unanimously rejected an attempt to enforce a fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation on Wednesday, November 29, citing a lack of jurisdiction. The fraudulent judgment has now been rejected in Argentina, Brazil and the United States.

November 1, 2017
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Argentine Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron

An Argentine court has dismissed an attempt to enforce a fraudulent $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation in the country.

October 18, 2017

Chevron Corp. Statement on Brazilian Justice’s Opinion on Fraudulent Ecuadorian Judgment

Today, Reporting Justice Luis Felipe Salomão, of Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice (STJ), issued his vote rejecting the attempted recognition of the $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation. Justice Salomão cited a lack of jurisdiction and extensive evidence of fraud and corruption that would make its recognition a violation of public policy.

October 2, 2017
Ecuador political news

Canadian Court Orders Ecuadorian Plaintiffs to Deposit Nearly $1 million

Ecuadorian plaintiffs have hit yet another stumbling block in their attempt to enforce the fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment in Canada.

June 19, 2017

United States Supreme Court Denies Petition for Review by Lawyer Behind Fraudulent Ecuador Lawsuit

The United States Supreme Court has denied a certiorari petition seeking review of a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirming extensive district court findings that a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corporation was the product of fraud and racketeering activity, and unenforceable in the United States.

February 21, 2017
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Why Was Chevron Ecuador Corruption Case Heard in Canada? – Financial Post

What happens when a lawyer bribes a corrupt judge in Ecuador to issue a US$19-billion judgment against a major oil and gas company in America, and then fails to have the Ecuadorian judgment recognized in the United States because it was secured via “corruption” and “fraud”? The logical step is to attempt to have the fraudulent Ecuadorian judgment enforced in Canada against completely uninvolved Canadian subsidiaries.

November 3, 2016
Boulder's Stratus Consulting

US Appeals Court Denies Donziger Petition for Rehearing

The United States Appeals Court for the Second Circuit has denied the petitions from Steven Donziger and the Lago Agrio Plaintiffs (LAPs) seeking a rehearing of an August decision in which a three judge panel unanimously affirmed the racketeering judgment against Donziger and the LAPs.

September 27, 2016

Team Donziger Back to Their Old Playbook

“If you repeat a lie a thousand times, it becomes the truth.” – Steven Donziger

That is the motto that Steven Donziger, the American lawyer who orchestrated a fraud and extortion scheme against Chevron, once confided to a member of his legal team.