Chevron Suit Proceeds: Ecuador Plaintiffs' Judicial Estoppel Motion Rejected

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A New York federal court ruled last week that Chevron could continue to pursue its effort to overturn a questionable $18 billion judgment against the company in Ecuadorean court. Chevron Corp. v. Salazar et al., No. 1:11-cv-0371 (S.D.N.Y. 8/31/11).

This is an action by Chevron for, among other things, a declaration that the large judgment entered against it by a provincial court in Lago Agrio, Ecuador, is not entitled to recognition or enforcement, and for an injunction against its enforcement outside of Ecuador.

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