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The recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Italy

How to enforce a foreign judgment in civil and commercial matters in Italy

The recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in Italy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pursuant to Italian International Private Law, a foreign judgment is recognized in Italy without the need of any special procedure, if:  

- the judge who delivered the judgment, could hear the case according to the principles of Italian Law about jurisdiction;

- the summons was duly served to the other party;

- the judgment has become definitive in accordance with the law of the place where it was delivered;

- the judgment is not contrary to any final judgment delivered by the Italian courts;

- there is no trial pending before an Italian court on the same matter and between the same parties;

- its provisions are not considered to be contrary to the public order in Italy.

Please see also:

Recognition of divorces and legal separations in Italy

Divorce in Italy

Family lawyers in Italy

International Child Abduction in Italy

The recognition of foreign criminal judgments in Italy

Exclusivity clause in agency and distribution contracts in Italy

Non-compete clause in the distribution contract in Italy

English speaking lawyers in Italy

Italian lawyers for U.S. citizens in Italy

Italian lawyers for Canadian citizens in Italy

Italian lawyers for Australians in Italy

For more information, please contact Lawyers in Rome

Published on 16 November 2013

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