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Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law, 14th Edition by Fawcett, James J; Carruthers, Janeen M (4th September 2008) [OLD EDITION]

Part III Jurisdiction, Foreign Judgments and Awards, Ch.16 Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments Under the Brussels/Lugano System

J J Fawcett LLB, PhD, Solicitor, J M Carruthers LLB (Hons), Dip LP, PhD, Solicitor
Edited By: Sir Peter North CBE, QC, MA, DCL, FBA

From: Cheshire, North & Fawcett: Private International Law (14th Edition)

James J Fawcett, Janeen M Carruthers
Edited By: Sir Peter North (Consultant Editor)

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Subject(s):
Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments – Brussels and Lugano Conventions — Defences to enforcement — Rights of appeal — Jurisdiction under the Brussels I Regulation — Public policy
The Brussels I Regulation 2 is concerned to simplify formalities with a view to rapid and simple recognition and enforcement of judgments given 3 in Member States. 4 This is seen as being essential for the sound operation of the internal market. 5 The objective is to have free movement of judgments within the Member States in civil and commercial matters. 6 In order to achieve this the Regulation provides that: first, the recognition of judgments is automatic, in the sense that none of the usual conditions found in cases of recognition and enforcement at common...
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