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For the Win: Collecting Foreign Money Judgments in the U.S. (TRD518C)

Presented by: Tiffany N. Compres, Esq., LL.M.
 
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Pre Recorded Webinar
60 minutes
  •  Wed, May 23, 2018
Event Description

Learn How the Process of Enforcing Foreign Money Judgments Works in the United States

The purpose of litigation is to be made whole, to be compensated for a wrong. What happens if you win a court case in a foreign country and have to collect on it in the United States? How do you collect?

In this session, international law veteran Tiffany N. Compres, Esq., LL.M will cover the laws applicable to enforcing money judgments issued by courts of foreign countries in the United States.

You will learn how the process for enforcing foreign money judgments works in the United States – primarily through the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act (UFMJRA) or the Uniform Foreign-Country Money Judgments Recognition Act (UFCMJRA).

Session Highlights

This session will help you understand:

  • The procedures for enforcing foreign money judgments under the UFMJRA and the UFCMJRA.
  • The law that governs if a state has not enacted the Uniform Foreign Money-Judgments Recognition Act: Hilton v. Guyot.
  • What is comity and why does it matter?
  • How to select the proper jurisdiction within the United States in which to file for enforcement of the foreign money judgment.
  • The possible grounds that may bar enforcement of a foreign country money judgment in the United States.

Session Takeaways

You will learn to:

  1. Identify the applicable law, including which states have not passed the UFMJRA or the UFCMJRA
  2. Identify possible grounds for a court to refuse enforcement of a foreign country money judgment
  3. Understand the procedure for enforcing a foreign country money judgment under the UFMJRA and the UFCMJRA.

Who Should Attend

  • Importers
  • Exporters
  • International sales executives
  • Risk managers
  • International contract specialists
  • International transactional attorneys
  • In house counsel for importers
  • In house counsel for exporters
  • International litigation attorneys
  • In house counsel for companies that do business internationally
About Our Speaker(s)

Tiffany N. Comprés | International Commercial Law SpeakerTiffany N. Compres Esq., LL.M.
Tiffany N. Comprés, Esq., LL.M. is uniquely qualified to help people and companies buy and sell goods across borders and resolve international disputes: she speaks four languages and has practiced in Italy, France, and the United States. Although her primary area of expertise is the international fresh produce industr... More info

 
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