Landmark Spanish Judgment On Article IV Of The New York Convention

Case Report landmark Spanish judgment on Article IV of the New York Convention

King & Wood Mallesons review a landmark 2015 Madrid Court of Appeal decision on Article IV of the New York Convention relating to the formal conditions for the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards in Spain. The authors observe that the decision confirms the pro-enforcement and pro-arbitration trend of the Spanish courts, lead by the Supreme Court.


About Phillip Rompotis

Phillip practices as a barrister and arbitrator in Hong Kong. He has over 25 years’ litigation and arbitration experience in commercial disputes relating to construction & engineering, financial services, joint venture & shareholders agreements, technology, trusts, property and landlord & tenant. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators, the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, the Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators, and a member of various lists/panels of arbitrators.


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