The Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards of June 10, 1958, shall be enforced in United States courts in accordance with this chapter.
9 U.S.C. § 201
EFFECTIVE DATEPub. L. 91-368July 31, 1970, 84 Stat. 693, provided that: "This Act [enacting this chapter] shall be effective upon the entry into force of the Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards with respect to the United States." The Convention entered into force for the United States on Dec. 29, 1970.