Recognition of Foreign Judgments

  • Haggai Carmon


The prefatory notes attached to the bill for the Foreign Judgments Recognition and Enforcement Law, 5717-1956 state, inter alia, that the situation in which “the rules for the recognition of foreign judgments current in Israel are drawn from English common law” is unsatisfactory, and should be changed by means of the proposed law. However, the Enforcement Law, as passed by the Knesset in 1958, did not include the option of direct recognition of foreign judgments. Aside from enforcement, the law allowed only incidental recognition. In C.A. 423/63 Rosenbaum v. Goli the Supreme Court discussed the intent of the Enforcement Law’s original Article 11:


Attorney General Applicable Rule Direct Recognition Bankruptcy Proceeding Foreign Judgment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Carmon & CarmonTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Carmon & CarmonNew YorkUSA

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