International Dispute Resolution Update: May 2011
May 31, 2011
James E. Berger & Charlene Sun
In a recent StayCurrent, we wrote about two major rulings in the ongoing dispute between the Chevron Corporation, a group of plaintiffs seeking compensation for alleged environmental damage resulting from oil exploration in the Ecuadorian rain forest, and the Republic of Ecuador itself. While those decisions have generated a great deal of attention and commentary, the first five months of 2011 have seen a number of other interesting decisions in the field of international dispute resolution.