Juliane Oelmann


International trade and commerce has significantly increased during the last decades. Along with this development comes a boost in international litigation. Thus, several jurisdictions can become involved in the judiciary process. Hence, becoming familiar with the relevant procedures in international litigation is more relevant than ever before.1 Especially the question of where and under what conditions a foreign judgment can be enforced in a second forum is meaningful in this context. Therefore, this article will focus on that particular issue. Precisely, the article analyses the departure grounds existing for the courts of a second forum to refuse enforcing a foreign judgment. The major attention will be drawn to the refusal ground of public policy.