Cyprus Courts deny enforcement of an English Court judgement in Cyprus on grounds of public policy

21 August, 2018

The Larnaca District Court has issued its long awaited judgement on applications for enforcement of English Court judgments in Cyprus and has denied enforcement on grounds of a manifest breach of the public policy of Cyprus. The issues arose by reference to the provisions of the Council Regulation (EC) No. 44/2001 of 22 December 2000 on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of judgments in civil and commercial matters (Brussels Regulation or BR), the predecessor of regulation 1215/2012. Click to open document