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James Berger, Charlene Sun to Speak at Third Annual Juris Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards


New York Trial and Global Disputes partner James Berger and counsel Charlene Sun will speak at the Third Annual Juris Conference on Enforcement of Arbitration Awards on Sept. 26 in Boston, Mass. James will participate in a panel discussion on “Recent Challenges in Enforcing Commercial and Investor-State Awards Involving Sovereigns, and Related Issues.” This panel will cover recent developments in sovereign-related disputes, with a focus on current issues in the U.S. courts, including cases raising the Achmea dispute (intra-EU and ECT Awards), continuing challenges in award enforcement against Latin American sovereigns, developments with ICSID Convention enforcement, and new statutory regimes relevant to judgment enforcement including Title III of the Helms-Burton Act and JASTA. Charlene will participate in a panel discussion on “Practical and Economic Issues in Judgment Enforcement.” This panel will explore current practical, business and economic issues in judgment enforcement, including funding strategies, asset identification, the due diligence process for funds/investors evaluating whether to purchase rights in a judgment/award, and defensive measures. More information can be found on the conference website, located here.   

Event Details

Date: September 26, 2019