Both Sides of the Coin: A Decade of Parallel Proceedings and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Transnational Litigation
Article from: TDM 5 (2006), in Procedure, Advocacy, Strategy and Tactics in Arbitration
Just over ten years ago, a new undertaking in private international law was being inaugurated at the Hague in the form of a treaty on the enforcement of foreign judgments in the Hague Conference on Private International Law (Hague Conference), an intergovernmental organization composed of over 50 countries. In an attempt to gain greater respect for U.S. judgments abroad, especially in an era of increasing international trade and commerce, the United States government in 1992-93 encouraged the Hague Conference to negotiate a multilateral convention on foreign judgments. In this ...