Hide Message

Updating the Resource Centre Digital Platform

The Business & Human Rights Resource Centre is at a critical point in its development. Our digital platform is home to a wealth of information on business and human rights, but hasn’t had a visual refresh for a number of years.

We will soon be updating the site to improve its usability and better serve the thousands of people that use our site to support their work.

Please take an advance peek at our new look, and let us know what you think!

Thank you,
Alex Guy, Digital Officer

Find Out More Hide Message

This piece of content is part of multiple stories. We recommend you read this content in the context of one of the following stories:

Ecuador Update: One Door Shuts, Another Opens, and Chevron Lists Its Law Firms—All 39 of Them

Author: Michael D. Goldhaber, Am Law Daily [USA] , Published on: 24 January 2012

Last week, after an intermediate Ecuadorian appellate court affirmed last year's $18 billion judgment against Chevron over oil pollution in the Amazon, we noted that Chevron had three near-term strategies to halt enforcement by the Ecuadorian plaintiffs. Well, two down, one to go.The first option failed on January 6, when Manhattan federal district court judge Lewis Kaplan rejected Chevron's attempt to get a preemptive order to attach any assets the plaintiffs might collect. Then, on January 19, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit rejected Chevron's bid for a second shot at restoring Judge Kaplan's previous decision to enjoin the plaintiffs from enforcing the Ecuadorian judgment.In a brief order, the Second Circuit denied a motion by Chevron to reargue the issue and to vacate the appellate court's September decision canceling Judge Kaplan's injunction...In the near term that leaves Chevron angling to ensure that its ongoing arbitration against Ecuador in The Hague will stop the $18 billion judgment from becoming final and enforceable.

Read the full post here

Related companies: Chevron Texaco (part of Chevron)