Pemex Union Challenges $1B Settlement In Oil Delivery Row

Law360, Houston (August 22, 2013, 8:54 PM EDT) -- A worker’s union representing employees of Mexico’s national petroleum company told a Texas appeals court Tuesday that its former attorney wasn't authorized to settle a dispute over an oil delivery contract for more than $1 billion while pocketing $7 million in fees.

The Petroleum Workers Union of the Republic of Mexico told the Fourteenth District Court of Appeals that under Mexican law, which a trial court overseeing the case has refused to consider, it can likely show that attorney Carlos A. Ryerson was not legally representing...
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