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Enforcing Arbitration Awards in Alabama

A Practice Note explaining how to enforce arbitral awards in Alabama state and federal courts. This Note explains the procedure for confirming an arbitration award in Alabama and the grounds on which a party may challenge enforcement under Alabama and federal law, including the New York Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards, the Federal Arbitration Act, and the Alabama Arbitration Act. This Note also briefly explains the procedure for vacating, modifying, or correcting an arbitral award in Alabama.