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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.

January 24, 2017

Will a Canadian Court’s Chevron Ruling be a Knockout Punch to Donziger? – Institute for Legal Reform

A Toronto, Canada court has now done what several U.S. courts have already accomplished: Slapped down notorious plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Donziger’s efforts at a legal shakedown of Chevron Corporation. “A Toronto court has rejected a bid by Ecuadorian villagers to enforce a judgment in their home country against Chevron Canada Ltd, ruling the subsidiary is not liable for parent Chevron Corp, the U.S. oil major said on Friday,” reports Reuters. Read more>>

January 24, 2017
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The Chevron Shakedown hits another brick wall in Canada – Hot Air

The group of Ecuadorean and American fraudsters and shakedown artists who have been attempting to pick Chevron’s pockets for the last few years have run into one massive defeat after another. In the United States, their case was found to be the product of fraud and fabrications, with not one dime being awarded to Manhattan Attorney Steven Donziger and his band of environmentalists and investors. Despite these losses, the group pushed ahead last year in an attempt to sue Chevron in Canada, hoping to find a more friendly court in a country governed by “green minded” folks and liberals. This was of great concern because it seemed possible that they might actually be able to pull it off. Read more>>

January 23, 2017
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Ontario Upholds Rule of Law, Rebuffs Claim Against Chevron Canada – Forbes

The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has struck yet another blow for the Rule of Law. The court yesterday dismissed an effort to enforce a judgment fraudulently obtained against Chevron Corporation in Ecuador, against the Canadian assets of a different company, Chevron Canada Limited. Read more>>

January 20, 2017

Chevron Wins Ruling in Canada on Ecuador Lawsuit

Follow the link to read the decision: Ontario Superior Court of Justice – Yaiguaji v Chevron Corporation

January 11, 2017
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Letters: The Story Behind A Court Ruling – Columbia Journalism Review

THE STORY BEHIND A COURT RULING “Documentary filmmakers fear more legal challenges in Trump era” The writer correctly states that …

January 3, 2017

2016 Was A Really Bad Year For Lawfare Against Chevron – Forbes

Steven Donziger and his allies were riding high when they obtained a multi-billion dollar award against Chevron from the Ecuadorean judicial system. But things have not gone well for Donziger and his allies since then, as several of my previous blog entries have detailed. Read more>>

December 12, 2016

Judge Rejects Bid to Upset Settlement Between Law Firm, Chevron – New York law Journal

Attorney Steven Donziger’s attempt to upset a settlement between Chevron and the former Patton Boggs law firm in the multibillion-dollar brawl over an Ecuadorean environment award has been decisively rejected by a federal judge.
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December 9, 2016
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Chevron, Patton Boggs Fend Off Atty’s Bid To Challenge Deal – Law360

Two Ecuadoreans who won a now-discredited $9.5 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp. can’t challenge a settlement between their former law firm, Patton Boggs, and the oil giant in a related case, a New York federal judge ruled on Wednesday.

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November 21, 2016
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Authorities look for Ecuadoran journalist who disclosed government information about case with Chevron – Journalism in the Americas

Journalist and politician Fernando Villavicencio, accused of the crime of disclosing protected State information, is wanted by the authorities after his appeal for preventive custody was revoked on Nov. 14, according to Fundamedios. The arrest warrant issued by judge of the National Court of Justice, Jorge Blum, overturned an appeal Judge Richard Villagómez granted to Villavicencio last week. Read more>>

November 8, 2016
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Third time’s a charm? Yet another U.S. Court ruling affirms anti-Chevron judgement obtained by “fraud” – Institute for Legal Reform

Some people just can’t take a hint. Take, for instance, plaintiffs’ attorney Steven Donziger. His long-running litigation against Chevron on behalf of plaintiffs in Lago Agrio (LAP), Ecuador keeps getting slapped down by U.S. courts — but Donziger keeps pushing ahead with his abusive lawsuit. Read more>>

November 7, 2016
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Chevron Shakedown artist loses yet another round in court – Hot Air

Our ongoing coverage of the Chevron Shakedown has taken us down a long and twisting road over these past few years. The prime mover in the United States behind the attempted, fraudulent theft of billions of dollars from the energy giant was New York attorney Steven Donziger. He’s had a run of bad luck since Chevron decided to fight back and exposed the fraud and corruption running rampant in Ecuador’s courts. Read more>>

November 2, 2016

Dueling Movies Planned About Landmark Big-Oil Court Battle (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

The story of attorney Steven Donziger’s David vs. Goliath battle against big-oil giant Chevron is being developed into not one, but two feature films. Read more>>