Chevron Rips Ecuadorean Bid To Seek $19B Award In Argentina

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Chevron Corp. on Wednesday vowed to fight attempts by Ecuadorean plaintiffs to enforce a $19 billion judgment over its alleged pollution of the Amazon rain forest by shifting the dispute to Argentina, calling the judgment an illegitimate product of bribery and fraud.

The energy giant issued a statement Wednesday responding to media reports that lawyers for the Lago Agrio plaintiffs intend to initiate proceedings in Argentina to enforce a $19.2 billion judgment, saying it does not believe the judgment is enforceable in any court that observes...
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