Užsienio teismų sprendimų pripažinimas ir vykdymas civiliniame procese
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The object of research of the scientific thesis is the exterritorial effect of judgments, their enforcement possibilities in foreign states and the recognition of foreign judgments as a prerequisite for their enforcement. Chapter One of the thesis provides an analysis of the concept of recognition of court judgments of foreign states, the position of this institute in the legislative framework and the sources of its legal regulation, recognisable judgments, details the systems of recognition of foreign judgments, singles out the models of recognition of Lithuanian court judgments in foreign states in the light of international legal regulation of this issue between the Lithuania and a specific foreign state (or a group of the states) where the recognition of judgments given by Lithuanian courts is sought. Chapter Two of the thesis details the extraordinary enforcement opportunity of court judgments abroad without recourse to the exequatur procedure, as well as provides a study of other issues closely interrelated with the enforcement of foreign judgments—service of procedural documents in civil matters in other states of the European Union. Chapter Three of the thesis provides an analysis of the legal regulation of recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in the law of civil procedure of the Republic of Lithuania, overviews the case-law of Lithuanian courts in this area, compares the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards.