Day: March 23, 2012

  • Update on the Patton Boggs Case

    On February 28, 2012, I commented on the new case filed by Patton Boggs against Chevron. The claim was for injury arising out of the erroneous injunction Judge Kaplan had issued enjoining the Lago Agrio plaintiffs and their lawyers—including Patton Boggs—from seeking to enforce the Ecuadoran judgment anywhere in the world. One of the claims […]

  • More on the Doug Cassel Post

    On March 17 I commented on Doug Cassel’s post at Opinio Juris. Professor Cassel is one of the authors of an amicus brief Chevron filed with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. While I frequently get reactions to my Lago Agrio posts from partisans on one side or the other, this was the first time […]

  • Case of the Day: Khan Resources, Inc. v. Atomredmetzoloto JSC

    HT to Antonin Pribetic for a pointer to today’s case of the day, Khan Resources, Inc. v. Atomredmetzoloto JSC, 2012 ONSC 1522. Khan Resources, Inc. and some affiliates entered into a joint venture with Atomredmetzoloto JSC (“AMRZ”), which is a subsidiary of the Russian State Atomic Energy Corporation—as its name suggests, a state enterprise. The […]