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October 17, 2013

Reuters – Witness claims U.S. lawyer used inflated estimate in Chevron case

A U.S. lawyer used inflated estimates to pursue what eventually became an $18 billion pollution judgment against Chevron Corp (CVX.N) …

October 15, 2013

Wall Street Journal – The Chevron Shakedown Exposed; Plaintiffs’ ‘experts’ are repudiating their own claims in the Ecuador case.

When plaintiffs lawyers attack, corporations usually settle to avoid the astronomical costs of litigation. One happy exception is Chevron, CVX …

October 15, 2013

The Washington Times – Editorial: Bringing lawyers to justice; Attorneys for a class-action suit are themselves sued

Nothing is quite so unremarkable as seeing a class-action trial lawyer in a Manhattan courtroom, but it’s rare to see …

October 10, 2013

The Economist – A volcano erupts – Rafael Correa lambasts us and “the empire of capital”

Our reporting is based on a commodity that seems to be lacking in Mr Correa’s mental universe: facts. He may …

September 26, 2013

Bloomberg Businessweek – Chevron Rolls Out the Big Gun: Ted Olson

You know a major corporation really cares about an appellate-court argument when they bring out one of the bar’s big …

September 18, 2013

Wall Street Journal – Tribunal Finds Chevron Not Liable for Environmental Claims

An international arbitration tribunal issued a partial award in favor of Chevron Corp. ( CVX ) and found the U.S. …

September 18, 2013

Seeking Alpha – Tribunal finds Chevron not liable for Ecuador environmental claims

Chevron (CVX -0.1%) wins an international arbitration ruling releasing it from collective environmental damage claims related to an ongoing class-action …

September 9, 2013

AFP – Chevron claims new proof of fraud in Ecuador pollution ruling

US oil giant Chevron, hit in Ecuador with a record $19 billion fine for pollution, asked Monday for the court …

July 31, 2013

The Meaning of Chevron’s Oil-Pollution Case in Ecuador

This morning, the New York Times offers a colorful profile of plaintiffs’ lawyer Steven Donziger, the man who in February …

July 30, 2013

Judge Nixes Donziger’s Allegations Of Fraud Against Chevron in Ecuador Case

A New York federal judge threw out extortion and fraud counterclaims in Chevron Corp.’s racketeering suit over a $19 billion …

July 16, 2013

Chevron Judge Denies Ecuadoreans’ Request for Trial Delay

Chevron Corp. (CVX:US)’s trial won’t be delayed in a civil racketeering case in which it accuses Ecuadoreans of fabricating evidence …

June 12, 2013

Chevron & Ecuador: Reversal of Fortune

Chevron is winning a 20-year legal battle tainted by fraud. Twenty years after being sued in a US court over …