In international disputes, it is a fact of life that litigating to a successful outcome may only be half the battle. If the loser is not willing to pay, then contested proceedings may have to follow in one or more jurisdictions in order to enforce the fruits of the victor’s success. These difficulties are often amplified in the case of States and State entities.
In the newest edition of Arbitration Classics, Blair Leahy QC and Alexander Thompson look at some of the difficult issues which arise in enforcing international arbitral awards against State parties, including the steps taken to serve such proceedings and executing against available assets.
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