State Immunity and Enforcement Against State Property in England

July 28, 2016

Enforcing an arbitration award or a judgment against a sovereign state is not always easy. The case of Avionics Technologies Ltd v The Federal Republic of Nigeria and another addressed the novel issue of whether it is possible to enforce against property owned by a state but occupied by a company to which the state had outsourced various consular activities. The case also serves as a useful reminder of some key issues relating to enforcement against sovereign states.

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