Foreign Award can be enforced at any place where the assets, money of Judgment Debtor is located: Delhi High Court

The enforcement of a foreign award was in the nature of “Forum Hunting”, the Court recorded.
Foreign Award can be enforced at any place where the assets, money of Judgment Debtor is located: Delhi High Court
Delhi High Court

While examining the issue of territorial jurisdiction of a court for the enforcement of foreign awards, the Delhi High Court has recently stated that a foreign award can be enforced anywhere as a deemed decree, depending on the location of the assets of the Judgement Debtor or where his money lied.

Referring to the Supreme Court's decision in Brace Transport Corporation v. Orient Middle East Lines, the Court recorded that the enforcement was in the nature of “Forum Hunting”.

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