In last week’s decision in Chevron v. Donziger, the court enjoined the enforcement of a $9.5 billion Ecuadorian judgment against Chevron Corp. for environmental pollution, alleged to have been caused by its predecessor,...more
Transnational litigation is an expanding field, fueled by globalization, cross-border transactions and the pervasive movement of assets across national borders. As a consequence, the issue of recognition and enforcement of...more
In a move that is bound to revolutionize both domestic and international arbitration, the American Arbitration Association ("AAA"), including its international arm, the International Centre for Dispute Resolution ("ICDR"),...more
American litigators know that there is often a tortuous road between the filing of the complaint and trial. The parties’ positions, and how each side views the facts, tend to evolve through the initial pleadings, amended...more
This continues our series of blog posts on effective partnering between inside and outside counsel to defend against class action lawsuits.
Inside and outside counsel should have different but complimentary roles in...more