Energy Cos. Dodge Subpoena Bids In $21M Award Dispute

Law360 (January 9, 2019, 7:29 PM EST) -- U.S. subsidiaries of Chinese oil company Sinopec won their bid to quash subpoenas from an investment company seeking to enforce a $21 million award after an Oklahoma federal judge determined that ongoing court proceedings in Hong Kong and Beijing should be resolved first.

U.S. District Judge Scott L. Palk on Tuesday denied Uni-Top Asia Investment Ltd.’s request issued under Section 1782 of the U.S. code for discovery related to the finances of Sinopec International Petroleum and Production Corp. subsidiaries — including Tiptop Energy Production US LLC — pointing to factors outlined in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Intel Corp. v. Advanced Micro...

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