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In the area of private international law concerning individual human rights, 2011 was marked by several decisions issued in respect of international public policy.
In connection with recognition (exequatur) of foreign judgments, since 2006 (Cour de Cassation [Court of Cassation], 1st civ, 23 May 2006, No. 04-12 777) control on the part of French judges is henceforth limited to three conditions: verification of jurisdiction of the court according to the existence of established connections between the matter in dispute and the judge to whom it was submitted, absence of fraudulent evasion of the law and acting in a manner contrary to French international public policy (comprised of ‘intangible and higher values which blend together general, political, moral, economic and social interests').
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