After Canadian Court Ruling, Has Law ‘Finally Caught Up With Chevron’? Decision is ‘the beginning of the end of Chevron’s abusive and obstructionist litigation strategy,’ says Ecuadorian activist by Deirdre Fulton, staff writer In a unanimous ruling hailed as “a major victory for human rights and corporate accountability,” the Canadian Supreme Court declared on Friday that a group of Ecuadorian villagers can pursue a multi-billion pollution lawsuit against oil giant Chevron in the province of Ontario. “The law has finally caught up with Chevron,” the nonprofit Amazon Watch said in a press statement. As a result of the ruling, the… View Articleclick here for more
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on September 7, 2015 in World News