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Ianika Tzankova

NEW BOOK: Class Actions in Context. How Culture, Economics and Politics Shape Collective Litigation

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'.

Trans-National Litigation: Dutch Developments

An overview of trans-national litigation under the Dutch Collective Settlement Act (WCAM) presented by Prof. Dr. Ianika Tzankova at the 4th International Conference on the Globalization of Class Actions, Miami, December 2010.

Tzankova, Ianika

Universiteit van Tilburg