Francisco Verbic (National University of La Plata Faculty of Law and Social Sciences) sent us an update on the state of class actions in Argentina.
Renata Juzikienè (Supreme Court Lithuania; Director of the Department of Legal Research and Review) provided us with an (unofficial) English translation of the 2015 Lithuanian Class Action Act.
Liesle Theron (Meredith Connell) provided us with an update about class action developments in New Zealand.
Alexandre Biard (Avocat admitted to the Paris Bar, affiliated researcher at Erasmus University School of Law) sent us a note about the first class action decision in France (Confédération Nationale du Logement v. S.A. Immobilière 3F).
Alexandre Biard (Avocat admitted to the Paris Bar, affiliated researcher at Erasmus University School of Law) sent us a note about the recent class action developments in France.
In recent years collective litigation procedures have spread across the globe, accompanied by hot controversy and normative debate. Yet virtually nothing is known about how these procedures operate in practice. Based on extensive documentary and interview research, this volume presents the results of the first comparative investigation of class actions and group litigation 'in action'.
Prof Stefaan Voet (KU Leuven) sent us a brief overview of the recent class action developments in Europe, with particular attention to the 2013 EC Recommendation on common principles for injunctive and compensatory collective redress mechanisms.
Prof Stefaan Voet (KU Leuven) provided us with an overview of Belgium's new 2014 class action regime.
Arm Tungnirun (Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University) sent us a note about the new Thai class action law.
Everaldo Lamprea (Universidad de Los Andes) provided us with an update on the status of class actions in Colombia.