Chevron scored another victory Wednesday in an ongoing legal battle tied to 20-year pollution case in Ecuador.
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A San Francisco jury on Tuesday refused to impose civil liability on Chevron for the deaths and injuries of Nigerian protesters caused by company-paid soldiers. The plaintiffs in Bowoto v. Chevron Corp., (99-2506, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California) accused Chevron of wrongful death, torture, assault, battery and negligence. Chevron had hired Nigerian military […]
After RICO trial win, Chevron demands $32 million from plaintiffs lawyer Donziger for attorneys fees
Chevron Corporation asked a federal court Tuesday to award it $32 million for attorneys fees it incurred during a successful fraud and racketeering trial against U.S. lawyer Steven Donziger.
Chevron Corporation resolved violations under the U.N. Oil-For-Food Program by entering into a non-prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and separate agreements with the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Department of the Treasury (“OFAC”) and the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC’s charges against Chevron included violations of the U.S. […]
D.C. law firm Patton Boggs agreed Wednesday to pay Chevron $15 million to settle allegations that it helped cover up fraudulent evidence in an Ecuador pollution suit against the oil and gas company.
Randy Mastro, Chevron’s outside counselA New York federal judge ruled Monday that Chevron can sue Washington, DC’s Patton Boggs for allegedly committing fraud while trying to enforce a multibillion-dollar judgment for environmental damage in Ecuador.
Our assigned subject is bribery abroad. So naturally some have wondered why we haven’t talked about Chevron’s legal tangle in Ecuador and accusations it might have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act there. A couple of readers — apparently from Ecuador — even sent us what they said was evidence against the American oil company. […]
A federal judge last week struck down Patton Bogg’s claims of bad faith against Chevron but let stand counter claims alleging the D.C. law firm joined a fraud and cover up related to a $9.5 billion pollution award in Ecuador, Petro Global News said.
A U.S. appeals court affirmed a RICO judgment against American attorney Steven Donziger after he sued Chevron in Ecuador on behalf of indigenous tribes, claiming they were harmed by decades of environmental pollution.