Sovereign & States Disputes and Enforcement Summit 2024

Uniquely bringing the Sovereign Disputes and FIRE communities together

to address the latest in Sovereign and States Disputes and Enforcement.


6 & 7 February 2024 | The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London

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Join this two-day conference uniquely bringing the sovereign disputes and international asset recovery communities together.

Hear from global elites on key topics including developments in sanctioned sovereign disputes, enforcement measures involving Spain, latest disputes developments around the world, practical out of court strategies and much more.

Network with Disputes Practitioners Around the World
State Sovereignity and Boundary Disputes
Developments in Sanctioned Sovereign Disputes

Identifying and Enforcing Against Assets

Arbitration and Alternative Dispute-Resolution Methods

Exploring International Claims Tribunals

Meet our sovereign disputes advisory board

Baiju Vasani
Baiju Vasani Arbitrator
Twenty Essex
Nikos Asimakopoulos
Nikos Asimakopoulos Director - Disputes
Alaco (UK)
Jon Felce
Jon Felce Partner
Cooke, Young & Keidan
Emmanuel Kaspereit
Emmanuel Kaspereit Partner
Archipel (France)
Samantha J. Rowe
Samantha J. Rowe Partner
Debevoise & Plimpton (UK)

Key Topics You Will Hear Addressed:

No (S)pain No Gain: Enforcement and Counter Enforcement Measures Involving Spain

- Steps Within and Outside of the EU
- Spain’s Claim to Sovereign Immunity
- Exploring Anti-Enforcement Injunctions

The Inside Track – 
Views from Within a State

- Bringing Claims to Light and Defending Claims
- Legal, Domestic and International Political Perspectives
- Broader Perspectives Outside of The Legal Lense

Worldwide Developments 
in Enforcement

- Asset Discovery
- Use of RICO
- Claims Against State Agents

Disputes with the Additional 
Element of Sanctions

- Perspectives from Around the World
- Pursuing the Underlying Litigation or Arbitration
- Enforcement of Awards and Judgements

Billion Dollar Whales:
Recent Issues in Claims For and Against States

- Malaysia: 1MDB and The Sultan of Sulu
- Mozambique: The Tuna Bond Scandal
- Nigeria: The PID Case

Developing in Sovereign Immunity: 
Worldwide Perspectives

- Australia (Eiser v Spain)
- UK: State Hacking, Terrorist Funding and Enforcement Action
- US: Central Bank Immunity

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For Partnerships enquiries please contact Chloe on +44 (0) 20 3398 8575 or email

Speaker Queries

For Speaker Queries enquiries please contact Zainab on +44 (0)20 3580 5808 or email