Enforcing Commercial International Arbitration Awards and Foreign Country Monetary Judgments in the US
12:00 pm ET—Lunch | 12:20 pm ET—Program Begins | 1:50 pm ET—Program Ends
To better serve businesses in today’s global economy and multinational transactions, lawyers should be familiar with US federal and state statutes and court procedures to obtain recognition and enforcement of international commercial arbitration awards and foreign country monetary judgments.
This CLE program will enumerate and discuss the statutory provisions and court procedures that can be used in order to obtain recognition of foreign country monetary judgments and international commercial arbitral awards in US courts, and the manner in which those awards and judgments can be enforced. The program will also provide practical suggestions for contractual provisions that can be added to agreements in order to facilitate those results.
Who Should Attend
This program will be useful for in-house lawyers and businesspeople at both US-based and non-US-based companies, including companies in the following sectors:
- Hedge funds, investment banks and other companies which invest in equity securities or debt instruments issued by foreign governments and governmental entities, or foreign-based companies
- Banks and other financial institutions which provide credit and financing to foreign governments and governmental entities, to foreign based companies or to US companies that transact business overseas
- All other companies that transact business with foreign governments and governmental entities, and/or foreign based companies
1.5 credits available for CA and IL (general) and NY (professional practice, transitional and non-transitional).
The program will be also recorded for on-demand viewing at a later date. (Note: CLE credit cannot be awarded for on-demand viewing.)