Enforcement of Court Decisions Under the Cape Town Convention
University of Luxembourg Law Working Paper No. 2020-001
Cape Town Convention Journal, 2018, Vol. 7
15 Pages Posted: 6 Mar 2020
Date Written: 2018
The purpose of this article is to explore the influence of the Cape Town Convention on the enforcement of foreign judgments. Although the issue is not expressly addressed by the Convention, the article argues that the jurisdictional rules of the Convention should be interpreted as entailing an implicit obligation to enforce the resulting judgments. After demonstrating that such conclusion would be consistent with the rules of interpretation of the Convention, the article explains what the regime of the implicit obligation to enforce judgments made under the Convention would be.
Keywords: Private international law, conflict of laws, foreign judgments, Cape Town Convention
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