Ecuadorean Court Tosses Case Against Chevron Lawyers
The judge dropped the indictment against Chevron in-house lawyer Ricardo Reis Veiga and outside counsel Rodrigo Pérez Pallares, who had allegedly told the government that Texaco, now owned by Chevron, had finished remediating more than 100 mines in the Ecuadorean rain forest.
The remediation is at the heart of a 17-year-old dispute between the oil giant and...
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