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December 2, 2014

Chevron Granted Discovery Against Ecuador’s NY-Based PR Firm

Chevron has been granted the ability to conduct discovery regarding the country of Ecuador’s $6.4 million public relations contract with Brooklyn, NY firm MCSquared, thanks to a ruling by New York federal judge Lewis Kaplan.

According to Chevron, MCSquared “likely possesses evidence relating to the coordination between the Republic of Ecuador and the plaintiffs behind” the decades-long litigation campaign against the company.

The Wall Street Journal’s Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes that this new development will not only benefit Chevron – but also the people of Ecuador “who live powerlessly under a repressive, secretive regime.”

Read the full piece here.

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