Breaking: Supreme Court Denies Cert. in Naranjo

Today the Supreme Court denied Chevron’s petition for a writ of certiorari in Chevron v. Naranjo, the case in which the Second Circuit had vacated Judge Kaplan’s preliminary injunction barring efforts at obtaining recognition and enforcement of the Lago Agrio judgment. The Second Circuit’s decision rested on what I think was a questionable basis, namely, that a judgment debtor could not seek a declaratory judgment about the enforceability of a foreign judgment until the judgment creditor had sought to enforce it. More to come.

About Ted Folkman

Ted Folkman is a shareholder with Murphy & King, a Boston law firm, where he has a complex business litigation practice. He is the author of International Judicial Assistance (MCLE 2d ed. 2016), a nuts-and-bolts guide to international judicial assistance issues, and of the chapter on service of process in the ABA's forthcoming treatise on International Aspects of US Litigation, and he is the publisher of Letters Blogatory, the Web's first blog devoted to international judicial assistance, which the ABA recognized as one of the best 100 legal blogs in 2012, 2014, and 2015.

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