Enforcement of International Arbitral Award and Settlement Agreements: New York Convention, Singapore Convention and a Proposed Treaty

April 27, 2020
Fox Rothschild LLP

Noon – 1 pm ET | 9 – 10 am PT

How should you draft cross-border contracts to ensure they will be enforceable? When representing international clients, will you be able to compel performance or enforce their monetary awards? How can you enforce and collect on a judgment in another country?

Join Sarah Biser, Jeffrey Pollock and Craig Tractenberg for a discussion of the best practices for drafting and enforcing contracts under international commercial law and what treaties are available to help your clients.

This program will discuss:

  • The New York Convention:
    • Enforcement of international arbitral awards
    • Jurisdiction, Signatories
    • Framework of New York Convention
    • Issues that have arisen since its inception / status of revisions to Convention
  • The Singapore Convention on Mediated Settlements:
    • Procedure before Singapore Convention
    • What is the Singapore Convention?
    • Nuts and Bolts of How it Works
    • Prerequisites to Enforcement
    • Future use of the Convention
  • Proposals for Uniform Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
    • Why Uniform Enforcement is Needed
    • Status

CLE Credit Information 

  • California CLE 1 General - Participatory
  • Colorado CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Delaware CLE 1 General
  • Florida CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Georgia CLE 1 Regular (Pending)
  • Illinois CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Minnesota CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Nevada CLE 1 General
  • New Jersey CLE 1.2 General
  • New York CLE 1 PP*
  • North Carolina CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • South Carolina CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Texas CLE 1 Accredited General
  • Virginia CLE 1 General (Pending)
  • Washington CLE 1 Law and Legal Procedure (Pending)

*This course is intended for experienced attorneys and newly admitted attorneys. 

Fox Rothschild will seek CLE accreditation in other states retroactively based on attended. We regret that we are unable to offer PA CLE credit for webinars.