Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2021
Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2021

The following In-house Advisor practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Getting the Deal Through: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments 2021
  • Jurisdictions covered
  • Questions

Jurisdictions covered

The following jurisdictions are covered in this report:

Austria; Bahamas; Bermuda; Brazil; Cyprus; Denmark; Greece; Hong Kong; India; Ireland; Japan; Jordan; Luxembourg; Nigeria; Philippines; Russia; Switzerland; Turkey; United Kingdom; USA

Questions

The set of questions relating to the topic of Enforcement of Foreign Judgments and answered by the guide for each jurisdiction covered include:

  1. Is your country party to any bilateral or multilateral treaties for the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments? What is the country’s approach to entering into these treaties, and what, if any, amendments or reservations has your country made to such treaties?

  2. Is there uniformity in the law on the enforcement of foreign judgments among different jurisdictions within the country?

  3. What are the sources of law regarding the enforcement of foreign judgments?

  4. To the extent the enforcing country is a signatory of the Hague Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters, will the court require strict compliance with its provisions before recognising a foreign judgment?

  5. What is the limitation period for enforcement of a foreign judgment? When does it commence to run? In what circumstances would the enforcing court consider the statute of limitations of the foreign jurisdiction?

  6. Which remedies ordere

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