SAExploration's GC Barred In Contract Suit, Texas Court Says

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 2:10 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Tuesday affirmed a trial court’s decision to disqualify for conflict of interest geophysical services company SAExploration Inc.’s chief operating officer and general counsel in a contract dispute with rival CGGVeritas Land (U.S.) Inc. over a possible merger.

A three-judge panel denied SAE’s petition for writ of mandamus, saying the trial court did not abuse its discretion by ordering SAE to construct a so-called Chinese wall around chief operating officer, chief financial officer and general counsel Brent Whiteley, which barred him from...
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