2nd Circ. Won't Take Chevron Off Ecuador's $18B Hook
A three-judge panel from the appeals court ruled that New York law cannot be used preemptively to block the enforcement, worldwide, of judgments from allegedly corrupt courts.
Inhabitants of Ecuador's Oriente region claim Chevron predecessor Texaco polluted the rainforest in which they live. They won their case in Ecuador, but Chevron had asked a U.S. court to rule...
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