The purpose of the Florida Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Act is to provide a speedy and economical method of enforcing a foreign judgment. By proceeding under the act's provisions, a judgment creditor may enforce "a foreign judgment without the further cost and harassment often incurred when an entirely new and separate action on the foreign judgment is required for enforcement."
525, 572 (1994) (observing that comity has played a significant role in the enforcement of foreign judgments
If compared with the original project of a Global Convention on Jurisdiction and Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
in Civil and Commercial Matters, the preliminary document of the working group is limited to a rather narrow, but important issue, viz.
Al Tamimi & Company's DIFC Litigation team regularly advises on enforcement of foreign judgments
and foreign arbitral awards.
In summary of the articles of the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Law, the Competent Court will enforce a foreign judgment if the judgment is final (i.e.
Whilst recognition of a foreign arbitral award would be, in principle, subject to the same requirements set out under Article 380 for enforcement of foreign judgments
, the principle of reciprocity does not come into play.
In addition, the enforcement of foreign judgments
granting certain remedies of a non-monetary nature, such as injunctions, is not generally possible because such remedies are not ordinarily available in the Dubai Courts.
- Jurisdiction and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments
In the course of the case before the DIFC Court, which was heard over several return dates in January and February 2019, the Court heard argument on the legal basis for its jurisdiction, and how it related to other potentially overlapping elements of the Court's powers of recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments
, and to the Court's powers of direct international judicial assistance.
Riyadh, June 23, 2019, SPA -- Saudi Ministry of Justice will participate in the 22nd Diplomatic Session of Hague Conference on Private International Law being held from June 18 to July 2 to discuss and approve the Final Hague Convention for the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Among their topics are the development and current state of approaches to choice of law, basic considerations in personal jurisdiction, specific jurisdiction in statutory cases, limitations on jurisdiction, the dissolution of domestic relationships and its consequences, legitimation and adoption, trusts and powers of appointment, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments