Press Releases for the Legal Category

BP Statement on U.S. District Court Ruling on Partial Summary Judgment Regarding Halliburton Indemnity in Deepwater Horizon Accident

on 02 4, 2012 | 43 Comments

Today's ruling, together with last week's decision on Transocean's financial obligations stemming from its conduct at the Macondo well, is a strong signal that contractors involved in critical well op

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ConocoPhillips Reaches Settlement Agreement Related to Bohai Bay Incidents

on 02 1, 2012 | Comments Off

ConocoPhillips [NYSE:COP] today announced they and the China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) have reached an agreement with China's Ministry of Agriculture to resolve issues related to the June 20

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Chevron Appeals Illegitimate Ruling in Ecuador

on 01 27, 2012 | 1 Comment

Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that it has filed an appeal seeking review by Ecuador's National Court of Justice of the adverse appellate judgment issued against the company in early

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Department Of Labor Dismisses Complaint Against Bechtel

on 01 21, 2012 | Comments Off

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has dismissed the complaint Michael Klink filed against Bechtel, saying the evidence did not support Mr. Klink’s

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Bechtel’s Motion for Summary Judgement Granted

on 01 21, 2012 | Comments Off

A Benton County Superior Court judge in Washington state on January 10 dismissed the case Walt Tamosaitis filed against Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI). This case was the last remaining claim Mr. Tamosai

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Accenture Survey Finds Diverse Geographic Regulations, Laws and Practices Impacting European Retailers’ Cross-Border Sales Aspirations

on 01 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

One quarter (25 percent) of European retailers believe that they could increase revenues by 25 percent if they could sell more effectively online and cross-border in Europe, according to a new study c

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Legal Aid Granted Provisionally to Laurent Gbagbo

on 01 19, 2012 | 1 Comment

On 28 December 2011, the Registrar of the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a provisional decision on Laurent Gbagbo’s application for legal aid. The Registrar considered Mr Gbagbo to be eli

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Microsoft Takes Legal Action Against U.K. Retailer Comet

on 01 5, 2012 | Comments Off

Microsoft Corp. today issued proceedings against Comet Group PLC for allegedly creating and selling more than 94,000 sets of counterfeit Windows Vista and Windows XP recovery CDs. The alleged counterf

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U.S. Department Of Justice Clears NYSE Euronext Merger With Deutsche Börse

on 12 28, 2011 | Comments Off

New York, -- NYSE Euronext (NYSE:NYX) announced today that the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared the proposed combination between NYSE Euronext and Deutsc

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Chevron Calls for Criminal Investigation of Judge, Plaintiffs’ Lawyers in Ecuador Case

on 12 27, 2011 | Comments Off

SAN RAMON, Calif., – Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today published a letter submitted to Galo Chiriboga, Ecuador's Prosecutor General, documenting evidence of fraud and corruption in the litigatio

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