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The Globalization of Class Actions

In June of this year, the European Commission issued non-binding recommendations inviting member states to introduce collective redress mechanisms at the domestic level. In addition, key EU member states have already implemented or are currently considering introducing class action legislation. This article provides an update on pending proposals towards a EU class action system and gives a brief overview of existing group redress provisions in selected member states.

By Thomas Werlen /Jonas Hertner (Reference: CapLaw-2013-26)