The U.S. Supreme Court denies a bid by Chevron (CVX) to block an $18.2B judgment against the...

The U.S. Supreme Court denies a bid by Chevron (CVX) to block an $18.2B judgment against the company in a long-running pollution case in Ecuador. A lower court threw out an injunction blocking enforcement of the judgment; CVX then appealed to the Supreme Court, which rejects the appeal without explanation.

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  • cfg3450
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    What is next...?????
    Will they have to pay the 18B, if so
    no one will be safe in the future
    from similar cases.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:25 PM Reply Like
  • 395308
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    Pay it and move on.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:34 PM Reply Like
  • Hoopono
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    When you pay off thugs, or thug nations, you will not move on. You just provide more incentive for more thugs to demand more payoffs.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:42 PM Reply Like
  • CCCB
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    Strange the court will listen too a case involving Nigeria and Shell non-US. Which has nothing to do with the US.
    Yet not one that the fine was paid years ago by a US company and because the country changed laws years later and wants a redo.
    Now I think our highest court is corrupt.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:37 PM Reply Like
  • Choosh
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    Equador just said they won't pay a $1.77 billion judgment owed to OXY; they make their own rules and should taste reciprocity.
    9 Oct 2012, 12:52 PM Reply Like
  • kms1
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    It's sad that we have a supreme court that rules aganist and american company for a country as corupt as Equador without explanation
    9 Oct 2012, 03:22 PM Reply Like
  • smurf
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    Anyone know what the vote was?
    9 Oct 2012, 04:39 PM Reply Like
  • Fiberwolf8
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    This is double indemnity texaco paid a fine on this very thing. How long and how many times can they collect on texaco's foul play?
    9 Oct 2012, 07:13 PM Reply Like
  • Alvin5007
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    Same old story. Rip off a USA company, no problem from any branch of the US government.
    10 Oct 2012, 02:03 PM Reply Like
  • 395308
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    pay it and move on... you think BP should not pay?.
    11 Oct 2012, 10:18 AM Reply Like
  • cfg3450
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    BP said from day one they would pay for it all.
    They did not need to have a "Boot held on their Throat"


    Fiberwolf8 above is right they paid all ready.
    12 Oct 2012, 03:40 PM Reply Like
  • 395308
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    it is not cleaned up. clean up the mess and move on.
    13 Oct 2012, 08:11 AM Reply Like
  • yurchick
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    The US Supreme Court today is not on the same page as most Americans are. When there is "no explanation" after a judgement like this have to suspect corruption somewhere.
    14 Oct 2012, 02:35 AM Reply Like
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