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Ontario court orders Ecuadorian plaintiffs to secure nearly $1 million in costs before appeal in Chevron case

Wednesday, October 04, 2017 @ 2:53 PM | By Terry Davidson

A group of Ecuadorian villagers has been ordered to put up almost $1 million in security for court costs as part of a long-shot appeal in an ongoing pollution claim against an American energy company and its Canadian subsidiary.

Marc McAree, Willms & ShierIn what is the latest development in a legal saga involving five decades, three countries and billions in awards from a foreign court, the Ontario Court of Appeal has granted a motion by Chevron Corp. and Chevron Canada to have their past and...