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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...

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...

Ecuador Oil Pollution Claim Can Try Again To Collect From Chevron In Canada

By Meredith James Indigenous Ecuadorian villagers can try again to enforce a controversial $18 billion environmental damage award against Texaco (now merged with Chevron Corp., one of the world’s largest corporations) in Canada. This is part of a worldwide legal battle between the villagers...

Supreme Court Hears Chevron Ecuador Pollution Appeal

Can foreign pollution judgments be enforced in Canada? The Supreme Court of Canada has heard arguments on the attempt by Ecuador pollution plaintiffs to enforce their $9 plus billion Ecuador judgment against Chevron’s Canadian assets, in Chevron Corporation, et al. v. Daniel Carlos Lusitande Yaiguaje...

Pope Francis Makes Environmental Protection Central Theme in Ecuador Visit

Pope Francis visited Ecuador and called for increased protection of the Amazon rain forest and in general has made environmental protection a central theme in his comments. Pope Francis noted, “The tapping of natural resources, which are so abundant in Ecuador, must not be concerned with short...

Supreme Court Allows Ecuador Pollution Plaintiffs to Sue Chevron Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada has allowed Ecuador pollution plaintiffs to try to seek enforcement against Chevron Canada of a multibillion-dollar damage award against Chevron Corporation for oil pollution in Ecuador: Chevron Corp. v. Yaiguaje . According to the court, this is a relatively simple question...