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Part III Recognition and Enforcement, 19 Brussels and Lugano: Authentic Instruments and Court Settlements

From: Civil Jurisdiction and Judgements in Europe: The Brussels I Regulation, the Lugano Convention, and the Hague Choice of Court Convention (2nd Edition)

Trevor Hartley

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 30 November 2023

19.01 This chapter is concerned with the enforcement (there is no provision for recognition) of two special kinds of legal instruments: authentic instruments and court settlements.1 Neither instrument is found in English law, the terms authentic instrument and court settlement being the best that translators have been able to come up with for the French terms, acte authentique2 and transaction judiciaire.3 They are not judgments, but they may be enforced as if they were judgments. 19.02 Authentic instruments are unknown in the common-law EU States (Cyprus and...
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