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Stefaan Voet

Class Action Developments in Europe

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.


Class Actions in Belgium

Prof Stefaan Voet (KU Leuven) provided us with an overview of Belgium's new 2014 class action regime.


Lehman Brothers Litigation Against Citibank Belgium: An Update

Global Class Action Exchange member Stefaan Voet (U. Ghent) reports the recent settlement of mass litigation arising out of the Lehman Brothers collapse.

Group Action: A Necessity for Consumers (Brussels, 15 November 2010)

Stefaan Voet (University of Ghent) sends us this Note on a conference discussing future prospects for collective litigation of consumer claims in Europe, organized by the European Consumers Organization and the Belgian Consumers Organization. Further information on the conference is available at

Voet, Stefaan

Universiteit Gent


The Global Class Actions Exchange is a companion to a series of international conferences on the worldwide spread of class actions, group proceedings and other forms of collective litigation that have been organized by Stanford Law School, the Oxford Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, and Tilburg University.