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Get the latest Chevron Ecuador lawsuit news. This category covers recent 2015 lawsuit news and the latest on Steven Donziger, the attorney that used corrupt means to obtain a 2011 court verdict in Ecuador.

July 27, 2016

Union of Persons Affected by Chevron withdrew the USD 96 million embargo – Ecuador Times

The Union of Persons Affected by Chevron withdrew the embargo to prevent the Ecuadorian state from paying USD 96 million to the Chevron oil company, plus interest, as compensation. Read more>>

July 27, 2016
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Ecuador will investigate judges of the Chevron case – Ecuador Times

Ecuador will investigate the judges in charge of a case brought by Chevron in 2006 and for which it had to pay $ 112 million to the US oil company, according to an international arbitration award, reported Monday the Attorney General´s office. Read more>>

July 26, 2016
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Ecuador Ends One Chevron Battle. What Does It Mean for the War? – Bloomberg

Ecuador last week paid Chevron Corp. $112 million in an arbitration case dating back to the 1970s. The accord, while dealing with obscure contractual matters, could have ramifications for bigger court fights between the two fierce adversaries. Read more>>

July 26, 2016
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Ecuador pays $112 million award to Chevron – Reuters

Ecuador has paid $112 million to energy company Chevron Corp over a four-decade-old contract dispute, even though it remains in disagreement, the head of the central bank has said. Read more>>

July 14, 2016
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Gabriela Rivadeneira Says Ecuador is Obligated to pay Chevron – La Republica

The President of the National Assembly, Gabriela Rivadeneira, declared, in the “Contigo de Ley” program, which is broadcasted on the legislative TV channel, that Ecuador is obligated to pay the debt of 96 million dollars to Chevron to comply with the judgment rendered by an Arbitration Tribunal of The Hague, under penalty of severe risk. Read more>>

July 8, 2016
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The Ends Do Not Justify The Means – Huffington Post

In 2014, a federal court found that an American lawyer fabricated evidence, bribed court officials and intimidated judges as part of a lawsuit in Ecuador against a U.S. oil company. In its 500-page opinion the court declared that “Justice is not served by inflicting injustice. The ends do not justify the means.” In other words, one cannot commit a series of knowingly fraudulent and illegal acts, even if purportedly done in the name of a noble cause. Read more>>

July 5, 2016

The Latest Outrage In Steven Donziger’s Suit Against Chevron – Forbes

As readers of this column know, I have devoted several entries to the massive litigation by Ecuadorean nationals against Chevron …

July 1, 2016

SCOTUS Puts an End to Ecuador’s Appeal of $96 Million Arbitration Award in Favor of Chevron – The National Law Review

A long-running dispute between Chevron and Ecuador appears to have reached its end after the Supreme Court declined to take …

June 15, 2016
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A Cheat Sheet To Chevron’s Epic Feud With Ecuador – Law360

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last week to not consider Ecuador’s challenge to a $96 million arbitration award issued to Chevron Corp. is just one element of a much larger dispute that has spanned three continents and proceeded over decades. Read more>>

June 8, 2016
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Ecuador Loses Bid for Review of $96 Million Chevron Award – Bloomberg BNA

Ecuador lost its bid to have the Supreme Court revive its challenge to a $96 million international arbitration award—$106 million with interest—in favor of energy giant Chevron Inc. ( Ecuador v. Chevron Corp., 2016 BL 179029, U.S., No. 15-1088, cert. denied 6/6/16 ). The Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal, leaving in place a lower court’s order confirming the award, which concerned a deal to develop oil fields in the Amazon region, according to the high court’s June 6 order. Read more>>

June 7, 2016
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US Supreme Court Rejects Ecuador Challenge to Chevron Corporation Arbitration Award – BidnessEtc

The US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal lodged by the government of Ecuador that challenges a $96-million international arbitration settlement awarded to Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) in 2011. The government of Ecuador and the US energy company were locked in a dispute over the development of oil fields in the country. According to the US Supreme Court ruling, the Ecuadorian government is liable to pay millions of dollars to the California-based company. Read more>>

June 7, 2016
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Justices reject Ecuador’s appeal of $96M award to Chevron – AP

The Supreme Court has turned away an appeal from the government of Ecuador contesting a $96 million arbitration award to Chevron Corp stemming from a 1990s-era oil contract dispute. Read more>>