Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Judge Refuses To Confirm $44 Million Award Against Liberia

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Federal Judge Refuses To Confirm $44 Million Award Against Liberia

WASHINGTON, D.C. - After finding a lack of jurisdiction over the National Port Authority of Liberia (NPA) and the Republic of Liberia, a District of Columbia federal judge on March 11 dismissed a British Virgin Islands construction company's amended petition to confirm a $44,347,260 international arbitration award (GSS Group Ltd., a/k/a Global Security Seals Group Ltd. v. Republic of Liberia, et al., No. 12-0332, D. D.C.).

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