Harvard Seeks Class Status In Russian Oil Firm Spat

Law360, New York (August 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Harvard College is asking a federal judge to sign off on an arbitration award permitting its claims against one of Russia's largest oil companies to proceed on a class basis in a case that concerns whether a foreign company can be forced to submit its key corporate finance and governance policies to review by a U.S. arbitration panel.

Harvard said in court documents filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday that U.S. District Judge Richard C. Casey should...
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