‘Out now: Punitive Damages and Private International Law: State of the Art and Future Developments

“The recognition of punitive damages represents a controversial issue in Europe. For many years, due to their conflict with fundamental principles of the lex fori, punitive damages have been found to be in breach of public policy by some European national courts. This has prevented the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments awarding them, or (more rarely) the application of a foreign law providing for these damages …” (more)

[Zeno Crespi Reghizzi, Conflict of Laws .net, 4 October]

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