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Preliminary Injunction to Stay Ecuadorian Judgment Against Chevron in Amazonian Rain Forest Environmental Damage Case is Vacated by Second Circuit

By Louis M. Solomon, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP We have written on District Judge Kaplan's decision earlier this year - a 127-page decision preliminary enjoining enforcement, anywhere in the world, of an Ecuadorian judgment totaling $8.646 billion obtained by Lago Agrio plaintiffs...

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: First Time for Everything – Finding Unduly Discriminatory Treatment of Wind Generators and Compelling Circumstances, FERC Exercises Its Section 211A Authority to Order BPA to Change Its Ways

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has determined that Bonneville Power Administration's (BPA) use of environmental redispatch to address excess water supply and low load by curtailing renewable and thermal generators in favor of federal hydropower providers unfairly discriminated against...

Second Circuit Explains Its Decision Reversing the Grant of Injunction To Enforce $18 Billion Award Against Chevron

By Louis M. Solomon, Partner, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP Chevron Corp. v. Hugo Gerardo Camacho Naranjo , et al., No. 11-1150-cv(L), is the Second Circuit's decision explaining its ruling earlier in 2011 to reverse the District Court's grant of a preliminary injunction precluding...

Cadwalader Clients & Friends Memo: FERC Confirms It Lacks Jurisdiction over Unbundled Renewable Energy Certificate Sales

On April 20, 2012, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") issued an order accepting proposed revisions to the WSPP Agreement addressing sales of renewable energy certificates ("RECs") made pursuant to that agreement. In the course of issuing this order FERC confirmed something...