Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D)

First Advisor

Ralf Michaels

Second Advisor

Paul D. Carrington

Third Advisor

Paul H. Haagen


Judgment recognition and enforcement (JRE) between US sister states, between EU member states, and between Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao, are in the category of “interregional JRE.” This Dissertation is a comparative study and focuses on what lessons China can draw from the US and the EU to develop a Multilateral JRE Arrangement between Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macao.

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