A U.S. appeals court affirmed a RICO judgment against American attorney Steven Donziger after he sued Chevron in Ecuador on behalf of indigenous tribes, claiming they were harmed by decades of environmental pollution.
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Chevron scored another victory Wednesday in an ongoing legal battle tied to 20-year pollution case in Ecuador.
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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.
D.C. law firm Patton Boggs agreed Wednesday to pay Chevron $15 million to settle allegations that it helped cover up fraudulent evidence in an Ecuador pollution suit against the oil and gas company.
Key Energy Services, Inc. disclosed in a securities filing Tuesday that the SEC is investigating potential FCPA violations by the company in Russia.
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.
U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan in New York said he found "clear and convincing evidence" that a two-decade legal effort to punish Chevron for polluting the Ecuadorean rain forest was tainted by corruption.
The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) identified jurisdictions that have strategic deficiencies in their anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism controls in a public statement last Friday.
Mannheim, Germany-based Bilfinger SE, an engineering and services company in the energy sector, agreed to pay a $32 million penalty to resolve charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) by bribing government officials in Nigeria.
A former consultant for pipeline contractor Willbros International Inc. was sentenced Friday for his role in a scheme to pay more than $6 million in bribes to government and political party officials in Nigeria.