Chevron Says Ecuadoreans Dodged Depositions In $19B Suit

Law360, New York (February 4, 2013, 4:34 PM EST) -- Chevron Corp. on Monday moved to strike a trio of key declarations in a New York racketeering suit over a $19.2 billion pollution judgment for a group of indigenous Ecuadoreans, saying the declarants have not been made available for deposition.

Chevron says the declarations of attorney Juan Pablo Saenz and two Ecuadorean legal experts are the only evidence presented by the defendants to counter its allegations that a key damage assessment in the case was fraudulently ghostwritten. The energy giant says it has been unfairly denied...
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