Recognition and Enforcement of Non-EU Judgments

The fourth project of the EAPIL Young Research Network focuses on the national rules (of the EU Member States) on the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters, applicable in cases falling outside the scope of the Brussels Ia Regulation, in particular, when the judgments in question are those rendered by the courts of third States. The aim of the project is to enable a comparison of the above-mentioned national rules. This comparison, in turn, will allow a broader comparison with the rules set forth in the Hague Convention of 2 July 2019 on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Civil and Commercial Matters.


The project is headed by Tobias Lutzi, Ennio Piovesani (University of Turin) and Dora Zgrabljić Rotar (University of Zagreb). Overall, it involves 33 researchers from 21 Member States, who are currently preparing their national reports.