Overturning and/or Protecting Arbitration Awards - Houston

Date:
8/20/2014
Time:
7:30 AM - 9:30 AM (CST)
Location:
Haynes and Boone, LLP
1221 McKinney Street, Suite 2100Houston, TX 77010

Haynes and Boone, LLP second International Project Boot Camp Series presentation is titled Overturning and/or Protecting Arbitration Awards. 

Although arbitration awards are generally binding and enforceable, they are not unassailable. This presentation discusses (1) how parties have successfully challenged arbitration awards rendered in both international and domestic arbitrations and (2) best practices to protect and enforce awards under the New York Convention and the Federal Arbitration Act.

We will examine:

  • Grounds and procedures for protecting and challenging the enforcement of international arbitration awards under the New York Convention 
  • Grounds and procedures for protecting and vacating domestic arbitration awards under the Federal Arbitration Act 
  • Considerations to build in heightened appellate review
  • Strategies for drafting arbitration clauses

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
7:30 a.m. Registration/Networking
8:00 a.m. Program

REGISTRATION FORM 

This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 1.5 credit hours.

Future Topics in the Series
•   Planning for and controlling risks in emerging markets (think piracy in West Africa)
•   Is your lawyer too expensive—funding international arbitration through private investment
•   Merger and acquisition checklist to protect the international project

For more information contact Cari Peretzman at 214.651.5965 or cari.peretzman@haynesboone.com.

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