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Recognition and Enforcement of a WCAM Judgment

  • Thijs BostersEmail author
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Abstract

Although under the Brussels Regulation it is not required to commence a procedure in order to have a judgment recognised and/or enforced in another Member States, the Regulation contains various grounds based on which the recognition and/or enforcement can be refused. These grounds relate to—among others—the correct service of the parties involved, the rules on public order in the Member States were recognition/enforcement is sought, and possible conflicts with other judgments or procedures in other states. A lot of parties are involved in a collective redress procedure and it depends on the type of mechanism whether and how the parties involved need to be served correctly. This chapter will set out whether a WCAM judgment can be recognised and or enforced in another Member State based on the rules in the Brussels Regulation.

Keywords

Recognition Enforcement Judgment Court settlement Public order Service of documents Conflicting judgments 

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© T.M.C. Asser Press and the author 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Supreme Court of the NetherlandsThe HagueThe Netherlands

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