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Center for International Legal Studies

The 3-credit course “Recognition of Foreign Judgments” in fact involves two distinct procedures, the "recognition" of a foreign judgment and the "enforcement" of that jud ... [+]

Recognition of Foreign Judgments

The 3-credit course “Recognition of Foreign Judgments” in fact involves two distinct procedures, the "recognition" of a foreign judgment and the "enforcement" of that judgment based upon the status granted to it by a domestic court. In a recognition proceeding, a court in one country is asked to accept a judicial decision rendered by a court of a "foreign" country and to issue a judgment in substantially identical form without re-examining the merits of the original lawsuit. In an enforcement proceeding, if the recognized foreign judgment is a money judgment and the debtor has assets in the receiving jurisdiction, the successful judgment creditor will gain access to all of the enforcement remedies available in the recognizing country in order to execute the judgment. The globalized economy results in judgments being globalized as well. Crossborder business engenders cross-border litigation. Crossborder litigation engenders cross-border recognition and enforcement procedures. Administrative fee - US $90.... [-]

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October 2019
8 weeks
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Center for International Legal Studies

The “star” of this 2-credit course is Aguinda v. Chevron, a case that commenced in 1993 in New York and continued through the courts of Ecuador, Brazil. Argentina, Canada ... [+]

Crossborder Litigation Case Study

The “star” of this 2-credit course is Aguinda v. Chevron, a case that commenced in 1993 in New York and continued through the courts of Ecuador, Brazil. Argentina, Canada, The Netherlands, and Gibraltar. Its long and tortured history - including multiple arbitration proceedings in The Hague and 23 discovery requests in federal courts in 10 states of the United States - provides a foundation for learning about the United States Alien Tort Claims Act, the United States Racketeer and Corrupt Organizations Act, Third-Party Litigation Financing, American Discovery, Bilateral Investment Treaties, and Extraterritorial Application of Law. Administrative fee - US $60.... [-]

Austria Salzburg Hungary Budapest Poland Warsaw China Shanghai  + 4 More
October 2019
8 weeks
Online
Read more in English