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Lago Agrio: Brazilian Reporting Judge Denies Recognition of Ecuadoran Judgment

Details are spotty, but I can report that Justice Luis Felipe Salomão of Brazil’s Superior Court of Justice, has issued an oral opinion refusing to recognize the Lago Agrio plaintiffs’ Ecuadoran judgment. The only information I have about the opinion so far comes from Chevron. Apparently Judge Salomão noted a lack of jurisdiction and also that enforcement would be contrary to the public order because the judgment was based on fraud. This outcome is probably not surprising, given that the LAPs signaled last month that they were abandoning their efforts to enforce the judgment in Brazil.
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