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Entries in Chevron (25)


French court clears Renault Trucks and others in oil for food case

A court in Paris Thursday acquitted 14 companies of bribing the former Iraqi regime to win contracts under the the U.N. oil-for-food program.

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Is Petrobras the SEC's new Oil-for-Food scandal?

March 15, 2015 More than a million protesters demand President Dilma Rousseff's impeachment because of the corruption scandal at Brazil's state-owned oil company, Petrobras. A compliance professional and regular reader of the FCPA Blog sent a fascinating note about the multi-billion graft scandal now brewing in Brazil involving the state-owned oil giant, Petrobras.

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The University of Richmond Annual Corruption Issue, Part II: Chevron, Ecuador, and the Crooked Path to Foreign Justice

The University of Richmond’s Journal of Global Law & Business is proud to announce its annual Corruption Issue.  In this series of posts, each co-authored by a UR law student and Professor Andy Spalding, we’ll introduce this year’s articles and invite submissions for next year’s issue.

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Donziger appeals RICO verdict in Chevron case

New York plaintiffs’ lawyer Steven Donziger has appealed a civil racketeering verdict against him growing out of a disputed $9.5 billion environmental award he won against Chevron, Petro Global News said Monday.

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Chevron suit against Patton Boggs can go ahead, judge says

A federal judge last week struck down Patton Bogg's claims of bad faith against Chevron but let stand counter claims alleging the D.C. law firm joined a fraud and cover up related to a $9.5 billion pollution award in Ecuador, Petro Global News said.

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Judge lets Chevron sue Patton Boggs for fraud in Ecuador case

Randy Mastro, Chevron’s outside counselA New York federal judge ruled Monday that Chevron can sue Washington, DC’s Patton Boggs for allegedly committing fraud while trying to enforce a multibillion-dollar judgment for environmental damage in Ecuador.

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After RICO trial win, Chevron demands $32 million from plaintiffs lawyer Donziger for attorneys fees

Chevron Corporation asked a federal court Tuesday to award it $32 million for attorneys fees it incurred during a successful fraud and racketeering trial against U.S. lawyer Steven Donziger.

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Global Contagion Report -- Chevron Indonesia

Country: Indonesia

Individual: Bachtiar Abdul Fatah

Company Involved: Chevron

Industry: Oil and Gas

Enforcement Action: Conviction and Sentencing

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Indonesia arrests top oil regulator

Rudi Rubiandini, the chairman of SKKMigas, was arrested at his home late Tuesday (photo courtesy of Wikipedia)Indonesia‘s Corruption Eradication Agency arrested the head of the country's oil and gas regulator late Tuesday at his home in Jakarta.

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Total lands third on the Top 10 disgorgement list

As part of its $398 million settlement Wednesday, Total S.A. agreed with the SEC to disgorge $153 million of profit made from its bribery in Iran. That's the second biggest disgorgement in FCPA history.

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