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ENFORCEMENT: Coming out of the cold

04 October 2013  

Morten Frank and Gregers Gam outline the Danish approach to the recognition of foreign judgments

Traditionally, Denmark has not recognised foreign judgments rendered in jurisdictions outside EU (and EFTA). Conversely, arbitral awards are recognised, regardless of their origin. In this article, we will set out the Danish approach, including a review of the newest court decisions, which by some scholars have been suggested as authority for a widened scope of recognition on a non-statutory basis for foreign judgments.

 

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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Kenneth P Weiss and Green Shoe Ltd v S (UfR 2011 3001)

    Taster Wine A/S v Gargantini (UfR 2001 1949)