No extinctive prescription for exequatur proceedings under French law

According to a judgment of January 11, 2023, the Cour de cassation (the French equivalent of the US Supreme Court for civil, commercial and criminal matters) states, pursuant to the Lugano Convention of September 16, 1988, that “the action for exequatur is in itself not subject to any extinctive prescription”.

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PDF – Décision Pourvoi n° 21-21.168 – Cour de cassation

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