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Found a nice article on the recognition of US judgments on punitive damages in Europe

by Istvan Csongor Nagy

The paper examines the recognition practice of US punitive awards in continental Europe from a comparative and critical perspective. After analysing the pros and cons of the recognition of punitive awards from a theoretical point of view, it presents and evaluates the judicial practice of the European (French, German, Greek, Italian, Spanish and Swiss) national courts and the potential impact of the 2005 Hague Choice-of-Court Convention and the Rome II Regulation. 38 more words

Private International Law

An efflorescence of violence in France

Violent thug? Let him plant daisies

When the State abdicates from ‘the one undoubted task that could justify its existence’, namely securing public order and keeping the peace, the result, writes Dalrymple, 104 more words

Violence