The case of the day is Shehadeh v. Alexander (Ga. Ct. App. 2012). Abdel Karim Shehadeh, Mark Alexander, and others were parties to an operating agreement for Hydrajet Technology, LLC, a Georgia limited liability company. Shahadeh and Alexander entered into a separate agreement under which Shehadeh was to purchase Alexander’s interest in Hydrajet. Litigation over this second agreement resulted in a judgment of the Dubai Court of Appeals in favor of Alexander and against Shehadeh in the amount of $500,000. The Dubai judgment was later affirmed by the Dubai Court of Cassation. Alexander sought recognition and enforcement of the judgment in Georgia. Shehadeh opposed recognition and enforcement on the grounds that the courts of Dubai did not recognize or enforce United States judgments. The…

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