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Date/Time
Date(s) - 10/14/2015
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location
Kilpatrick Townsend
1114 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York,
United States

Presented by Lester Kirshenbaum
To better serve businesses in today’s global economy
and multinational transactions, lawyers should be
familiar with US federal and state statutes and court
procedures to obtain recognition and enforcement of
international commercial arbitration awards and foreign
country monetary judgments.
This program will enumerate and discuss the statutory
provisions and court procedures that can be used in
order to obtain recognition of foreign country monetary
judgments and international commercial arbitral awards
in US courts, and the manner in which those awards
and judgments can be enforced. The program will also
provide practical suggestions for contractual provisions
that can be added to agreements in order to facilitate
those results.

Lester Kirshenbaum is a partner at Kaye Scholer
and serves as lead counsel in large creditors’ rightsrelated
and bankruptcy-related litigations
encompassing numerous issues including lien
enforcement actions, the prosecution and defense of
fraudulent conveyances and other avoidable
transfers, defense of financial institutions in lender
liability actions, prosecution of contested involuntary
bankruptcy petitions, litigations seeking the
appointment of Chapter 11 trustees, litigations
respecting misstated financial statements, contested
motions to convert or dismiss Chapter 11 cases,
defense of indenture trustees in bondholder suits,
and complex judgment enforcement actions. He has
represented creditors’ committees, debtors, financial
institutions, bankruptcy trustees, corporate creditors
and indenture trustees in both large- and mediumsized
Chapter 11 cases during the past four
decades Lester has also argued numerous appeals
in both federal and state court.

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