The Hague Judgments Convention and Commonwealth Model Law: A Pragmatic Perspective (Studies in Private International Law) (Hardcover)

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This book undertakes a systematic analysis of the 2019 Hague Judgments Convention, the 2005 Hague Choice of Court Convention 2005, and the 2017 Commonwealth Model Law on recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments from a pragmatic perspective.

The book builds on the concept of pragmatism in private international law within the context of recognition and enforcement of judgments. It demonstrates the practical application of legal pragmatism by setting up a toolbox (pragmatic goals and methods) that will assist courts and policymakers in developing an effective and efficient judgments' enforcement scheme at national, bilateral and multilateral levels.

Practitioners, national courts, policymakers, academics, students and litigants will benefit from the book's comparative approach using case law from the United Kingdom and other leading Commonwealth States, the United States, and the Court of Justice of the European Union. The book also provides interesting findings from the empirical research on the refusal of recognition and enforcement in the UK and the Commonwealth statutory registration schemes respectively.

About the Author


Abubakri Yekini is lecturer in law at Lagos State University, Nigeria.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781509947072
ISBN-10: 1509947078
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication Date: August 12th, 2021
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Studies in Private International Law