Recognition of Foreign Judgments

Recognition of Foreign Judgments
  • With A Special Focus on Maritime Judgments
  • Author(s): Yuhan Ji
  • ISBN Book: 978-94-6236-294-9, #1 edition
  • ISBN E-Book: 978-90-5189-956-6, #1 edition
  • Year of publication: 2022
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The prevalence of the rules and practices on the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments gradually blurs the dividing line between ‘recognition’ and ‘enforcement’. However, recognition is not an afterthought of enforcement.

Recognition of Foreign Judgments explores how the courts in the selected jurisdictions, namely the European Union, England and Wales, and the United States, decide whether and to what extent to grant some preclusive effects to foreign judgments, while giving recognition to foreign judgments. These effects can possibly be relied on by foreign judgment holders to prevent a repetition of litigation of the same disputes or issues. To further reveal the practical significance of recognition of foreign judgments, this book explores some typical maritime cases and examines how the effects of certain maritime judgments can be extra-territorially realized by recognition, and how the mechanism of recognition of foreign judgments assists in achieving the objectives of the important legal mechanisms of maritime law.

Target group

This book is particularly suitable for readers who have interests in private international law, transnational litigation, and maritime law.

Information about the author(s)

Yuhan Ji obtained her bachelor’s degree in 2010 and completed the master programme on Maritime Law in Dalian Maritime University in 2012. Since September of 2013, Yuhan has been a PhD candidate in the School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, supervised by Prof.  dr.  Frank Smeele. In November and December of 2014, Yuhan conducted part of her research at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg. Yuhan has been a Judge Assistant in the Maritime Tribunal of the Nanjing Maritime Court of PRC since June of 2021.

Product specifications

Author(s) Yuhan Ji
ISBN Book 978-94-6236-294-9,#1 edition
ISBN E-Book 978-90-5189-956-6,#1 edition
Publication date 7 juli 2022
Number of pages 257 Pages
Brand Eleven
Subject(s) International law
Language English

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