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The Investment Treaty Arbitration Review: enforcement of awards

European Union, Global - October 12 2021 International arbitration is an important protection afforded under investment treaties designed to attract foreign direct investment, as it provides…

Erin Collins, Thomas K. Sprange

Sixth Circuit Allows Discovery In Support of DIFC Arbitration

USA - October 7 2019 The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit ("Sixth Circuit") has ruled that federal courts in the United States may order parties to…

James E. Berger, Benjamin J. Williams (Ben), Adrian Cole, Guillaume A. Hess, Sarah Y. Walker

Supreme Court Clarifies the Scope of Application of Commercial Activity Exception to Foreign Sovereign Immunity

USA - December 7 2015 On December 1, 2015, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in OBB Personenverkehr AG v. Sachs1 a case presenting important questions…

James E. Berger

Establishing the application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act’s arbitration exception

USA - November 12 2015 On October 7, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued the mandate on its opinion affirming the judgment…

Doak Bishop, Jeffrey S Bucholtz, Edward Kehoe, Caline Mouawad, Brian A. White

Recent New York decisions Bolster right to broad discovery in aid of judgments

USA - October 14 2015 New York is a key venue for the enforcement of judgments and arbitral awards, and two recent decisions concerning post-judgment discovery demonstrate…

James E. Berger, Nilufar Hossain