Enforcing Arbitral Awards: Success Lies In The Strategy

Law360, New York (April 14, 2016, 6:17 PM EDT) -- Jef Klazen

Marcus J. Green

Timothy P. de Swardt A major advantage of arbitration over litigation is that arbitral awards are typically easier to enforce across national borders than court orders. This is because the New York Convention provides a uniform set of criteria in the 156 ratifying countries for determining whether a foreign arbitral award should be given the force of a domestic judgment, as contrasted with the international patchwork of laws and treaties that apply to the recognition and enforcement of foreign court judgments.

However, for a claimant or award creditor, this advantage should not lead to complacency. Failure...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!