Ropes & Gray LLP didn’t discriminate against a black lawyer who didn’t make partner, a federal court has held. U.S. District Judge Richard G. Stearns still refused to dismiss the former associate’s claim for retaliation and scheduled a trial for November.
Chevron Corp., facing a $19 billion damage award in an environmental case in Ecuador, can subpoena information about the e-mail accounts of the plaintiffs’ lawyers and their contacts, a U.S. judge ruled.
Chevron Corp. , the second-largest U.S. energy company, can subpoena an American attorney working for Ecuadorean villagers suing the company in a multibillion dollar environmental pollution case, a federal judge ruled.
Chevron Corp. won a bid to extend a court order barring Ecuadorean residents from enforcing an $18 billion judgment against the oil company until its racketeering case against the villagers and their lawyers is decided.
Chevron Corp., the U.S. oil producer considering investing in Argentina’s shale oil fields, is seeking to revoke a court embargo on its assets in the country related to a $19 billion award over pollution in Ecuador.
Chevron Corp. lost its challenge to an $18 billion judgment before an Ecuador appeals court in a lawsuit alleging the company is responsible for chemicals spilled in the Amazon River basin more than 20 years ago.
A judge hearing Chevron Corp.’s first test of whether Amazon rainforest-dwellers will collect $19 billion in environmental damages from the world’s fourth- largest oil company said the case should be tried in the U.S.
Citigroup Inc.’s Singapore unit sued Hong Kong-based hedge fund manager Raghavendran Rajaraman, seeking to recoup $1.03 million in trading losses the bank says he incurred after gold fell from a record high in September.
R. Allen Stanford, standing trial on allegations he led a $7 billion investment fraud, appeared in an October 2008 video shown to jurors in which he decried “damn greed” on Wall Street as the financial crisis deepened.