The Amazon Defense Coalition is a part of a regional, national and global struggle for environmental and collective rights in the Ecuadorian Amazon
The plaintiffs in a successful suit against the giant oil company Chevron for contaminating the land and water supplies of 30,000 residents of Ecuador’s Amazon region have secured the right to collect $96 million owed to Chevron in Ecuador.
On June 6th, a U.S. District Court in Washington...
Fresh from a day of confronting Chevron’s CEO and board at their annual shareholders’ meeting in San Ramon, CA, tomorrow representativ...
A resolution put forward by Chevron shareholders concerned about the company’s $19 billion liability in Ecuador got surprisingly strong support over the fierce opposition of Chairman and CEO John Watson at the company’s annual meeting today.
“A Chevron lawyer summed up the legal strategy ...
Fourteen shareholder groups petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission today to investigate lies and sins of omission to shareholders about the severity of the $19 billion judgment against the company for destruction of the environment and public health in Lago Agrio, Ecuador. The groups s...
A new report issued by the Amazon Defense Coalition in the landmark environmental lawsuit between residents of Ecuador’s Amazon rain forest and the oil giant Chevron examines Chevron’s backroom deals and open threats during a multi-year lobbying campaign to kill a $19 billion judgment issued agai...
Chevron's CEO John Watson and his management team are misleading shareholders over the company’s $19 billion Ecuador judgment and potentially breaching U.S. securities laws, according to a new rep...
First in a series: Spring 2013
Chevron is deploying at least 2,000 lawyers and legal professionals from more than 60 law firms – including 114 lawyers from the single U.S. firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher – in an attempt to deny a fair trial to Ecuadorian villagers in New York as the oil giant furiously tries to contain the ...
In a significant tactical retreat that likely will hurt its efforts to resist international enforcement actions, Chevron has told a New York judge that it is withdrawing its claim that the $19 billion Ecuador judgment was the result of “sham” and “objectively baseless” litigation and is in effect...
A U.S. federal appellate court dealt Chevron another setback in its $19 billion Ecuador case by ordering the oil giant to turn over key discovery documents relating to an American technical expert accused by the plaintiffs of committing fraud on the Ecuador court.
A three-judge pa...