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Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit upholds stay for arbitration (Brittania-U Nigeria v Chevron)

Court of Appeals for Fifth Circuit upholds stay for arbitration (Brittania-U Nigeria v Chevron)
Published on: 11 August 2017
Published by: Law360
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Law360, New York: On 9 August 2017, the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on 9 August 2017 upheld a Texas federal court’s decision to send to arbitration a Nigerian oil company’s US $1.6bn fraud lawsuit against energy giant Chevron, finding that their arbitration agreement falls under the New York Convention, even if all the parties involved might be US entities. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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