9th Circ. Won’t see the $ 18 billion Chevron-Saudi heirs price fight again

By Clark Mindock (Nov 17, 2021, 9:38 p.m. EST) – The Ninth Circuit has unanimously refused to review its decision not to enforce an $ 18 billion arbitral award against Chevron, despite heirs to a Saudi sheikh presenting a white list of grievances with her.

The decision was announced Tuesday by the three judges who had heard the previous case, indicating that none of the other circuit judges had spoken to revive the case. After the panel in August refused to enforce the sentence against Chevron, the heirs claimed the court had relied on “material factual errors,” including allegedly falsified evidence submitted by the oil giant, which has. ..

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