Review of the finding of enforceability of a foreign decision
The Regulation determines jurisdiction, recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters within the Member States of the European Union (EU).
The regulations determine the jurisdiction of the courts in civil and commercial matters. It stipulates that decisions rendered in a Member State of the European Union (EU) are recognized in the other Member States, without the need to resort to any procedure except in the event of a dispute. A declaration relating to the enforceability of a decision must be issued after a simple formal check of the documents provided, without the court being able to automatically raise one of the grounds for non-execution provided for by the regulation.
The regulations do not cover tax, customs or administrative matters or the following matters:
– the status and capacity of natural persons, matrimonial regimes, wills, successions;
– social Security;
I – COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) N°44/2001 OF 22 DECEMBER 2000 ON JURISDICTION, RECOGNITION AND ENFORCEMENT OF JUDGMENTS IN CIVIL AND COMMERCIAL MATTERS
II – THE JUDGMENT OF APRIL 12, 2012 OF THE FIRST CIVIL CHAMBER OF THE COURT OF CASSATION
III – DIFFICULTIES IN ENFORCING FOREIGN DECISIONS CONCERNING COLLECTIVE PROCEEDINGS
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