ConocoPhillips Told To Detail Venezuela Service Efforts

Law360 (August 23, 2019, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge on Thursday asked ConocoPhillips to demonstrate the efforts it has made to serve Venezuela with a suit seeking to enforce an $8.75 billion award, saying the suit could be dismissed without prejudice if a response is not given within two weeks.

U.S. District Judge Carl J. Nichols asked for details of ConocoPhillips' attempts to serve the country with a copy of the petition to confirm the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes award, issued March 8. He gave a Sept. 6 deadline for any response.

ConocoPhillips moved to confirm the award on March 11, saying it...

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