Ecuador Petitions Supreme Court To Review FSIA Ruling
Mealey's (March 21, 2016, 9:28 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. —In a petition for writ of certiorari filed Feb. 25, the Republic of Ecuador asks the U.S. Supreme Court to determine if the District of Columbia U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals erred in holding that there is Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) jurisdiction over a lawsuit to confirm a $96 million arbitral award (The Republic of Ecuador v. Chevron Corporation and Texaco Petroleum Company, No. 15-1088, U.S. Sup.; 2016 U.S. S. Ct. Briefs LEXIS 906).