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1 Judgment, 2 Courts, 2 Countries

Law360, New York (April 17, 2017, 5:12 PM EDT) -- On Dec. 9, 2016, Nanjing Intermediate People’s Court granted the application for recognition and enforcement of a civil judgment rendered by the High Court of the Republic of Singapore based on the principle of reciprocity. Chinese courts have traditionally been conservative in enforcing foreign court’s judgment in absence of treaty for mutual recognition and enforcement of judgment. This is the first reported case where a Chinese court recognized and enforced a foreign civil judgment based on the principle of reciprocity.

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