Andrew Stafford KC Explores Challenges of Enforcing Arbitral Awards Against State-Owned Entities
January 17, 2023
With more companies in the energy and other industries bringing arbitrations against state-owned entities, what are the unique challenges that come when it is time to enforce the resulting awards? Kobre & Kim’s Andrew Stafford KC, who focuses on complex international enforcement against sovereign judgment and award debtors, offers his insights during the 11th ITA-IEL-ICC Joint Conference on International Energy Arbitration in Houston on a panel at 10:00 am local time, January 20.
The panel, “Lessons Learned from the Field: Navigating the Challenges of Enforcement Against State-Owned Entities,” focuses on challenges such as localization requirements, where issues of veil piercing and the integrity of arbitration clauses are of particular concern. Joining Mr. Stafford are moderator Alex Yanos of Alston & Bird, Isabel Fernandez de la Cuesta of King & Spalding and Christopher P. Moore of Cleary Gottlieb.