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Judgment

An order from a judge or jury to pay a certain amount of money. Judgments usually come after a lawsuit or a criminal conviction. For example, if a company is sued and found liable, it may receive a judgment for, say, $1 million, which it must pay to the plaintiff. Also, if one is convicted of theft, one may be ordered to repay what one has stolen. See also: Out-of-Court Settlement.

judgment

An order of a court.

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jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.
As discussed, 'the enforcement of foreign judgments was, and remains, presumptively and primarily under the control of the states.
Markus Koehnen & Amanda Klein, The Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Canada 2 (2010).
Whytock & Cassandra Burke Robertson, Forum Non Conveniens and the Enforcement of Foreign Judgments, 111 COLUM.
167-178 on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments are applied properly to foreign arbitration awards.
PROPOSED FUTURE APPROACH TO JURISDICTIONAL REOUIREMENTS IN THE RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS UNDER THE HCCCA
Although the grounds to refuse the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments are very similar to those regarding arbitral awards, recognition procedures widely differ.
From the perspective of the general approach to recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments, most recently addressed by the Court in Beals, (60) the aspect of Lebel J.
The Hague Convention evolved from the earlier Hague Convention of 1 February 1971 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters ('1971 Hague Convention') which unfortunately never came to fruition due to the lack of ratifications.
Hilton's comity-based rules for recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments survive today, though most states reject its reciprocity requirement.
As experience has shown, an international convention on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments is rather difficult to achieve.
8) Jurisdiction to prescribe and jurisdiction to enforce, along with jurisdictional immunities and the act of state doctrine, had been dealt with in the earlier Restatement, but the new Restatement Third not only added specific topics such as jurisdiction to adjudicate, enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards, and international judicial assistance, but also perceived the topics as connected and provided links to their interrelationships.

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