A U.S. judge handed Chevron Corp. a key victory in the energy company’s long-fought battle against a multibillion-dollar pollution lawsuit in Ecuador, ruling the American lawyer leading the case resorted to bribery and fraud.
Chevron Corp. won a U.S. judge’s ruling that a multibillion-dollar pollution judgment issued in Ecuador was procured by fraud, making it less likely that plaintiffs will collect the $9.5 billion award.
The Roundabout has struck gold with Terence Rattigan’s 1946 play, “The Winslow Boy.” It returns Roger Rees to Broadway after a long hiatus, perfectly cast as a man determined to defend family honor against extraordinary odds.
A Manhattan lawyer who’s spent his career battling Chevron Corp. over pollution in Ecuador said he may collect as much $600 million in fees if his court victory in the South American nation is enforced.
Oscar-winning screenwriter Paul Haggis and human-rights activist Trudie Styler delivered petitions this morning to the Iranian Mission to the United Nations, demanding freedom for acclaimed filmmaker Jafar Panahi and his artistic collaborator, Mohammad Rasoulof.