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11 Final Comments and Thoughts About the Future

From: The 2019 Hague Judgments Convention

Ronald A. Brand, Michael S. Coffee, Paul Herrup

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 14 July 2024

Subject(s):
Enforcement of foreign judgments — Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation

This concluding chapter looks into the significance of the 2019 Hague Judgments Convention. It acknowledges that the Convention is an important positive development for transnational litigation since it provides a framework in one document for the recognition and enforcement of a significant number of foreign country judgments. Moreover, the Convention represents a general improvement by replacing the current patchwork of confusing and often conflicting local, bilateral, and regional mechanisms with a global instrument for the regulation of judgments. The Convention framework represents a good deal of compromise, and compromise comes with limitations. The chapter considers the significant flaws of the Convention that makes it anachronistic and inadequate in some aspects of future development.

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