US Courts Gain Prominence as ‘Anchor’ Forum for Enforcing International Arbitration Awards


Timothy G. Nelson

Partners Lea Haber Kuck and Timothy G. Nelson take a look at the growing number of cases percolating through the U.S. courts in which private parties are seeking enforcement of very large arbitration awards. These cases are likely to remain a feature of the landscape for years and to continue to present challenges for litigants, financial institutions and courts, as award creditors continue to seek to attach bank accounts, shareholdings and other assets through judicial proceedings.