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International Arbitration

China Can’t Ignore the Hague’s Decision—But it Can Avoid It

Jill Goldenziel | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Jill Goldenziel

China has dismissed the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s legal ruling for the Philippines over claims in the South China Sea as a mere “piece of w...

Chevron's "Fight It Out On The Ice" Strategy For Ecuador Case Is Slipping, Fast

Aaron Marr Page | Posted 05.23.2015 | World
Aaron Marr Page

Nearly a decade ago, Chevron Corporation issued a public statement warning the Ecuadorian communities who were plaintiffs in a massive environmental case against the company in Ecuador that they would face "a lifetime of appellate and collateral litigation" if they continued to vigorously pursue their claims.

Chevron in Ecuador: U.S. Oil Company Spies on Latin American Country to Escape Multi-Billion Court Judgment

Karen Hinton | Posted 03.14.2013 | Green
Karen Hinton

Reports of China's involvement in spying on U.S. corporations have generated debate in this country about how to punish its government and prevent the theft of valuable American trade secrets. But what if it were the reverse? What if a U.S. corporation spied on a sovereign nation?