Global View: Case Updates in the Americas
ACICA News, March 2012
4 Pages Posted: 10 Apr 2012
Date Written: April 9, 2012
An update on where matters stand with respect to all aspects of the litigation and arbitration proceedings between Texaco/Chevron and Ecuador, including U.S. proceedings (RICO action, Section 1782 applications for discovery in aid of foreign proceedings), the Bilateral Investment Treaty arbitration and the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. The article also discusses the interaction between international investment law, human rights law and domestic law, as well as enforcement prospects.
Keywords: US-Ecuador Bilateral Investment Treaty Tribunal, Section 1782 of the US Code, Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, international investment law, human rights, enforcement
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