By Apoorva J. Patel (Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, New York)
In a recent decision in Corporación Mexicana de Mantenimiento Integral, S. De R.L. De C.V. v. Pemex-Exploración Y Producción, No. 13-4022 (2d Cir. Aug. 2, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (the “Second Circuit”) affirmed a U.S. district court’s confirmation of an international arbitration award previously vacated by a court at the arbitration’s seat in Mexico. This article provides an overview of the decision and addresses its implications on what remains a contentious issue in the international arbitration community.
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