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Chevron and Ecuador Arbitration Pressured to be Made Public
4/10/2015 5:10:58 PM
Description: The arbitration process beginning in Washington between Chevron and Ecuador, under the auspices of the Permanent Court of Arbitration will be confidential and private, but may not remain so for long if various activist groups have their way. The


International Arbitration Panel Awards Owens-Illinois $455 Million
3/20/2015 2:31:57 PM
Description: The World Bank’s International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes has awarded bottle manufacturer Owens-Illinois $455 million in an award settling the company’s complaint against the government of Venezuela over the seizure of


Pennsylvania Woman Awarded $60,000 by Arbitration Panel over Well Contamination
2/25/2014 12:19:57 PM
Description:   Jacqueline Place has been awarded $60,000 in damages from Chesapeake Appalachia LLC by an arbitration panel.  The company had leased land and use rights from Place to drill for and extract natural gas from her property, and as part of


Pennsylvania Woman Wins Arbitration Case on Well Contamination
2/20/2014 3:29:49 PM
Description:   A Bradford County woman was recently successful using arbitration in her claim that Chesapeake Appalachia LLC had contaminated her well.  Jacqueline Place signed a 2008 lease with an arbitration clause requiring use of the American


Dustex Corporation Seeks to Vacate $3.4 Million Arbitration Ruling with Claims of Confused, Sleeping Judge
1/6/2014 4:56:36 PM
Description:   Dustex Corporation has asked a Federal Court to vacate a recent arbitration ruling against them totaling $3.4 million in damages based on their claims that the retired judge overseeing the arbitration process was hard of hearing, fell asleep


Chevron is Victorious in International Arbitration Hearing
9/26/2013 7:09:02 AM
Description:   According to a recent ruling by an international arbitration panel, a $19 billion judgment against Chevron, which was issued in 2011, had already been settled in 1995.  As a result, Chevron will not have to pay the money to the Amazon


Final Commercial Arbitration between Pacific Rim & El Salvador Proceeding
6/6/2012 10:16:19 AM
Description: In a long running dispute between the subsidiary of Pacific Rim Mining Corp., PacRim Cayman, LLC, and the El Salvadoran government, commercial arbitration is entering its final phase. The origin of this dispute is that Pacific Rim had uncovered a


National Arbitration for Nigerian Land Issues
6/27/2011 4:04:24 AM
Description: A committee of the federal government in the African nation of Nigeria recommended that government institutions use the arbitration process in order to adjudicate conflicts over land ownership.  Few issues in Nigeria are as contentious; land


Understanding Environmental Arbitration
1/21/2011 4:26:18 PM
Description: Environment arbitration is not something that pops up every day or something that you are probably too familiar with. However, it's something that everyone could end up needing one day so it's important to know what it is. Any kind of dispute surround