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Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards in Uzbekistan

A foreign arbitral award is more likely to be recognized in Uzbekistan without re-trial on the merits than a foreign court judgment.

In accordance with laws of Uzbekistan, judgements of foreign courts and arbitrates shall be enforced in Uzbekistan in a manner provided by the legislation or in accordance with the international treaties in which Uzbekistan is a party. Uzbekistan is not a party to any multilateral or bilateral treaties with any of the Western jurisdictions or the United States for the mutual enforcement of court judgements. Consequently, should a judgement be obtained from a court in either of the Western jurisdiction, it is highly unlikely to be given direct effect in Uzbek courts. Therefore, such judgement will have to be re-tried on the merits in an Uzbek court following the procedures established by Uzbek ...