Tag: Recognition and Enforcement

  • Case of the Day: Republic of Ecuador v. Chevron Corp.

    For proprietors of blogs on international judicial assistance, 2011 has been like 1996 for champagne makers–a vintage year when all is right with the world. We’ve been lucky to have new decisions to report on almost every week in the Lago Agrio case. The latest installment is Republic of Ecuador v. Chevron Corp. (2d Cir. 2011), the […]

  • Case of the Day: Samsun Logix Corp. v. Bank of China

    Our case of the day, Samsun Logix Corp. v. Bank of China (S.D.N.Y. 2010), involves the question of a district court’s removal jurisdiction over a state court action to garnish the bank account of the losing party in a foreign arbitration after the district court granted a motion to recognize and enforce the award. The […]

  • Comity, Irreparable Harm, and the Lago Agrio Injunction

    We covered Judge Kaplan’s anti-suit injunction in the Lago Agrio case a couple of days ago. Others have commented on it as well–both Opinio Juris and the Cadwalader OneWorld blog have posts up. I commented on the Opinio Juris post, and I want to pick up on my comment here.  The point I ultimately want to […]

  • Ecuador’s Judgment In The Lago Agrio Case

    Our coverage of the Lago Agrio case till now has focused on Chevron’s efforts to gather evidence in the United States for use in the three proceedings in Ecuador—the Lago Agrio lawsuit itself; the BIT arbitration; and the criminal case. But a significant development in the case yesterday changes our focus from judicial assistance in […]