S.3394 - A bill to prevent the undermining of the judgments of courts of the United States by foreign courts, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sununu, John E. [R-NH] (Introduced 07/31/2008)|
|Committees:||Senate - Finance|
|Latest Action:||07/31/2008 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3394 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/31/2008)
Makes unenforceable by a federal or state agency, department, or court any judgment of a foreign court or agency under a certain kind of foreign statute that requires a U.S. plaintiff (or affiliate) to pay damages to a foreign defendant.
Describes such a foreign statute as one that has the effect of nullifying all or part of a final judgment of a U.S. court under the Antidumping Act of 1916 by enabling a foreign defendant that has paid damages pursuant to such judgment to recover any portion of them from the U.S. plaintiff (or affiliate).
Authorizes a U.S. plaintiff (or affiliate) held liable, or required to forfeit or pay damages, pursuant to a foreign judgment to file a civil action for the amount of such damages (plus interest and costs) against the foreign defendant that obtained damages pursuant to the foreign judgment.