Posts Tagged ‘judge’

Deepwater horizon trial rescheduled due to Super Bowl, Mardi Gras

by on October 29, 2012 1:22 am GMT
Deepwater horizon trial rescheduled due to Super Bowl, Mardi GrasBY ALISON SIDERA federal judge in New Orleans has postponed the Deepwater Horizon trial until February, citing the Super Bowl and Mardi Gras as potential scheduling conflicts, a spokesman for BP said.The trial had been slated to begin January 14, but

UPDATE 1-US court rules against Argentina over debt fix

by on October 26, 2012 3:02 pm GMT
Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:02am EDT * Argentina treated bondholders unequally--court * Bondholders who didn't join swaps said deserve payment* Decision could affect future sovereign restructuringsNEW YORK, Oct 26 (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court said Argentina discriminated against bondholders who refused to take part in massive debt restructurings in 2005 and 2010 by

TNK-BP ‘seeks new gagging order’

by on October 23, 2012 2:07 pm GMT
The gagging order, lifted by a British judge last week but still in place while the company seeks permission to appeal, is part of a dispute dating back to March this year between Russia's third largest oil company and Igor Lazurenko.Lazurenko, who resigned as TNK-BP's head of new

Court overturns Transocean’s Brazilian ban

by on October 1, 2012 4:30 am GMT
Judge Felix Fischer, president of Brazil's second-highest court -- the STJ, said in a court document seen by Reuters that he would accept part of an appeal filed by the oil regulator ANP on behalf of Petrobras earlier this month to lift the injunction.If it had remained, the injunction