Texas High Court Snubs Pemex Union In $1B Contract Fight

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 2:01 PM ET) -- The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a writ of mandamus to the workers’ union for Mexico's national oil company, which is challenging a trial judge’s rulings in a decades-old contract fight with Arriba Ltd. that resulted in a purportedly ill-negotiated $1 billion settlement.

The state’s high court denied a petition for a writ of mandamus from the Petroleum Workers Union of the Republic of Mexico seeking emergency interim relief from Harris County Judge Sylvia Matthews’ denial of two of the union’s motions. The trial judge...
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