Texas Court Orders Recognition Of $123 Million Dollar Moroccan Judgment

The enforcement of international judgments in the United States hinges on the procedure outlined by the state in which the judgment is trying to be enforced.  As a general matter, the out-of-country judgment must first be recognized, or domesticated, before being enforced.  This is clearly a public policy issue as some countries do not comport with the same notions of judicial fairness and impartiality as we do in the United States. Thus, a party seeking to enforce an international judgment in the United States must first have a U.S. court recognize it as valid.  On September 30, 2015 the District Court [...]

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