Execution/Enforcement of American, European & other Nation Court Judgments in Korean Courts

Question:  I have a final judgment against a Korean individual from a New York state court.  How can I enforce this judgment in Korea against this Korean individual? Korean Central District Court. Answer: A foreign judgment, in Korea, can be executed based on meeting the requirements of the Civil Execution Act of Korea and Civil Procedure Act of Korea.  The relevant provision are Article 26 and Article 27 of the Korean Civil Execution Act and Article 217 of the Korean Civil Act.  If you interested in enforcing a Korean judgment abroad, please view our sister blog at: Enforcing a Foreign Judgment in a New York Courts. The process of recognition and enforcement of a foreign judgment, often, is complicated, because of the need for translations of foreign judgments, the different style of foreign judgments and the, often, lack of familiarity of these foreign enforcement actions by Korean courts. The action

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Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Korean Courts

Enforcement of U.S., European and other Foreign Court Judgments in Korean Courts.  For a more comprehensive article on this issue please see: Execution of Foreign Judgments in Korean Courts. Dear Sean, I have a judgment in a New York court against a Korean importer. I shipped my goods to the company and the company refuses to answer my calls, e-mails, and letters. I sued and won a default judgment in a New York State court. No assets were found in the U.S. I believe the company have assets in Korea. How can I enforce the judgment? / Cashed out in New York. Dear Cashed out in New York: A Korean court should enforce your judgment. Most foreign commercial judgments are enforced with little difficulty. A Korean court requires proper service of process under the Hague Convention, that the New York court had jurisdiction over the dispute, that the New York

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