Sovereign immunity and the enforcement of arbitral awards against state entities: recent trends in practice

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In today’s global marketplace it is common for States to become involved in various commercial activities through State-owned enterprises. National practices regarding sovereign immunity are so diverse that formulating rules of universal application is a very difficult task. That task is even more complex when State-owned enterprises are involved in international business transactions. The purpose of this chapter is to highlight recent trends and issues in the area of sovereign immunity that are frequently encountered in international arbitration.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICDR Handbook on International Arbitration Practice
EditorsInternational Centre for Dispute Resolution
Place of PublicationHuntington, NY
PublisherJurinet LLC
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781937518899
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2017


  • international arbitration

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