2014 October

Oct 31

Foreign Award Not Enforced In New York Under Forum Non Conveniens

Haz clic aquí para leer el artículo en español. It is often believed that arbitral awards can be easily enforced in the U.S., especially in the Second Circuit. This allows plaintiffs to enforce awards in New York, where many entities have sizable assets. However, a 2011 by the Court of Appeals (the ¨Second Circuit¨) ruled against

Oct 3

(When) will New York courts confirm a vacated arbitration award?

Haz clic aquí para leer el artículo en español. Will New York courts enforce an arbitration award that was annulled by a competent court at the seat?  A district court judge for the Southern District of New York (S.D.N.Y.) did exactly that last September in Corporación Mexicana de Mantenimiento Integral v. Pemex-Exploración y Producción, 962 F. Supp.