Posts Tagged ‘attorney’

Ecuador appeals Oxy ruling

by on October 10, 2012 11:00 pm BST
The International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) on Friday ordered Ecuador to pay the hefty sum to Oxy, the fourth largest US oil company, as a compensation for taking over its assets in 2006."The annulment request has already been filed before the ICSID," a spokesman for the

Occidental awarded $1.77 billion in Ecuador case

by on October 8, 2012 6:00 am BST
Occidental awarded $1.77 billion in Ecuador caseBY ALISON SIDER AND MERCEDES ALVAROWASHINGTON DC -- A World Bank arbitration tribunal has aawarded Occidental damages of $1.77 billion in a claim the United States oil company brought against the government of Ecuador, according to the ruling posted on the International Centre for Settlement

Brazil federal police accuse Petrobras of environmental crimes

by on September 7, 2012 5:37 am BST
Brazil federal police accuse Petrobras of environmental crimesBY JEFF FICKRIO DE JANEIRO -- Brazilian state-run energy giant Petrobras could face criminal and civil actions after federal police alleged the company isn't properly treating wastewater from refining and oil production before releasing it into local waterways and the Atlantic Ocean, a

Peregrine president set to testify before grand jury next week

by Forex Rooton August 10, 2012 10:16 pm BST
Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:16pm EDT * Grand jury set to consider wrongdoing at failed brokerage * Peregrine CEO was arrested for lying to regulators* CEO's son, Peregrine president, ready to testify-lawyerCHICAGO, Aug 10 (Reuters) - An Iowa grand jury is expected to hear testimony from Peregrine Financial Group's president next week as