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Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments

Edited by Linda J. Silberman, Martin Lipton Professor of Law and Co-Director and Franco Ferrari, Professor of Law and Executive Director, Center for Transnational Litigation, Arbitration and Commercial Law, New York University, School of Law, US
This Research Collection offers a 24-article tour of the topics surrounding the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Edited by two leading experts in the field, the collection explores different approaches to, and comparative perspectives of, judgment recognition and enforcement. Topics covered include the special issues of the revenue rule and the role of public law, the effects of fraud, the scope of preclusion, and the impact of class actions. The collection also looks to the future, considering possible solutions to harmonizing recognition and enforcement and assessing how the development of human rights may impact judgement recognition and enforcement. Prefaced by an original and informative introduction by the editors, this collection is an essential resource for those studying, researching or practicing in this area.
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  • Law - Academic
  • Private International Law
This Research Collection offers a 24-article tour of the topics surrounding the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments. Edited by two leading experts in the field, the collection explores different approaches to, and comparative perspectives of, judgment recognition and enforcement. Topics covered include the special issues of the revenue rule and the role of public law, the effects of fraud, the scope of preclusion, and the impact of class actions. The collection also looks to the future, considering possible solutions to harmonizing recognition and enforcement and assessing how the development of human rights may impact judgement recognition and enforcement. Prefaced by an original and informative introduction by the editors, this collection is an essential resource for those studying, researching or practicing in this area.
24 articles, dating from 1950 to 2015
Contributors include: R. Bader Ginsburg, S. Baumgartner, P. Beaumont, R.C. Casad, W.S. Dodge, R. Fentiman, F.K. Juenger, W.L.M. Reese, A.T. von Mehren, R.J. Weintraub
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Acknowledgements

Research Review Linda J. Silberman and Franco Ferrari

PART I APPROACHES TO JUDGEMENT RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT
1. Willis L. M. Reese (1950), ‘The Status in This Country of Judgments Rendered Abroad’, Columbia Law Review, 50 (6), June, 783–800

2. Arthur T. von Mehren and Donald T. Trautman (1968), ‘Recognition of Foreign Adjudications: A Survey and a Suggested Approach’, Harvard Law Review, 81 (8), June, 1601–96

3. Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1969), ‘Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Civil Judgments: A Summary View of the Situation in the United States’, International Lawyer, 4 (4), July, 720–40

4. Courtland H. Peterson (1972), ‘Foreign Country Judgments and the Second Restatement of Conflict of Laws’, Columbia Law Review, 72 (2), February, 220–66

5. Ronald A. Brand (1991), ‘Enforcement of Foreign Money Judgements in the United States: In Search of Uniformity and International Acceptance’, Notre Dame Law Review, 67 (2), 253–334

6. Michael Whincop (1999), ‘The Recognition Scene: Game Theoretic Issues in the Recognition of Foreign Judgments’, Melbourne University Law Review, 23 (2), 416–39

PART II COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES
7. Arthur Taylor von Mehren (1981), ‘Recognition and Enforcement of Sister–State Judgments: Reflections on General Theory and Current Practice in the European Economic Community and the United States’, Columbia Law Review, 81 (5), June, 1044–60

8. Friedrich K. Juenger (1988), ‘The Recognition of Money Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters’, American Journal of Comparative Law, 36 (1), Winter, 1–39

9. Linda J. Silberman (2008), ‘Some Judgments on Judgments: A View from America’, King’s Law Journal, 19 (1), 235–63

10. Samuel Baumgartner (2008), ‘How Well Do U.S. Judgments Fare in Europe?’, George Washington International Law Review, 40 (1), 173–231

11. Konstantinos D. Kerameaus (2002), ‘Enforcement of Non-Money Judgments and Orders in a Comparative Perspective’, in James A. R. Nafziger and Symeon Symeonides (eds.) Law and Justice in a Multi-State World: Essays in Honor of Arthur T. Von Mehren, Leiden, the Netherlands: Nijhoff/Brill, 107–19

12. Kurt H. Nadelmann (1957), ‘Non-Recognition of American Money Judgments and What To Do About It’, Iowa Law Review, 42, 236–64

13. Jie Huang (2011), ‘Conflicts between Civil Law and Common Law in Judgement Recognition and Enforcement: When is the Finality Dispute Final?’, Wisconsin International Law Journal, 29, 70–109

PART III SPECIAL ISSUES
A The Revenue Rule and Public Law
14. William S. Dodge (2002), ‘Breaking the Public Law Taboo’, Harvard International Law Journal, 43 (1), Winter, 161–235

B Reciprocity
15. John F. Coyle (2014), ‘Rethinking Judgments Reciprocity’, North Carolina Law Review, 92 (4), 1109–74

C Fraud
16. Richard Garnett (2002), ‘Fraud and Foreign Judgments: The Defense that Refuses to Die?’, Journal of International Commercial Law, 1 (2), 161–86

D Preclusion and Res Judicata
17. Robert C. Casad (1984), ‘Issue Preclusion and Foreign Country Judgments: Whose Law?’, Iowa Law Review, 70, 53–80

18. Hans Smit (1962), ‘International Res Judicata and Collateral Estoppel in the United States’, University of California, Los Angeles Law Review, 9, 44–75

E Exequatur
19. Paul Beaumont and Lara Walker (2015), ‘Recognition and Enforcement of Judgements in Civil and Commercial Matters in the Brussels I Recast and Some Lessons from it and the Recent Hague Conventions for the Hague Judgements Project,’ Journal of Private International Law, 11 (1), 31–63
F Class Actions
20. Richard Fentiman (2014), ‘Recognition, Enforcement and Collective Judgments’, in Arnaud Nuyts and Nikitase Hatzimihail (eds.) Cross–Border Class Actions: The European Way, Munich, Germany: Sellier European Law Publishers Ltd., 85–110

21. Antonio Gidi (2012), ‘The Recognition of U.S. Class Action Judgments Abroad: The Case of Latin America,’ Brooklyn Journal of International Law, 37, 893–965

PART IV INTERNATIONAL SOLUTIONS
22. Russell J. Weintraub (1998), ‘How Substantial is our Need for a Judgments-Recognition Convention and What Should we Bargain Away to get it?’, Brooklyn Journal of International Law, XXIV (1), 167–220

23. Arthur T. von Mehren (1994), ‘Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments: A New Approach for the Hague Conference?’, Law and Contemporary Problems, 57 (3), Summer, 271–87

PART V FUTURE ISSUES
24. Patrick Kinsch (2004), ‘The Impact of Human Rights on the Application of Foreign Law and on the Recognition of Foreign Judgments – A Survey of the Cases Decided by the European Human Rights Institutions’, in Talia Einhorn and Kurt Siehr (eds.) Intercontinental Cooperation through Private International Law, The Hague, the Netherlands: T.M.C. Asser Press, 197–228

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