Republic of Ecuador v. Mackay

ELR Citation: 44 ELR 20031
No(s). 12-15572, -15848 (9th Cir. Jan 31, 2014)

The Ninth Circuit affirmed two lower court decisions ordering an oil company to produce expert witness documents for use in a foreign proceeding concerning an environmental contamination dispute in Ecuador. The court rejected the company's argument that the documents were presumptively immune from d...