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Articles & Commentary

Collective Redress Discussed in German Electoral Campaign

Prof. Axel Halfmeier (Leuphana University) has sent us a short note on the current class action proposal in Germany and the related discussions.

Access to a Just Result: Revisiting Settlement Standards And Cy Pres Distributions by Jasminka Kalajdzic, University of Windsor Faculty of Law

From the SSRN abstract by the author: "Increased access to justice is a key objective of class proceedings. Yet there is no consensus on what the term means in the class action context. This paper engages the access to justice paradigm by exploring the settlement approval phase of a class action."

Representation & Conflicts of Interest in Class Actions and Other Group Actions

Remarks by Chief Justice Warren Winkler (Ontario, Canada) at the 2007 Oxford Conference on the Globalization of Class Actions

Reevaluating the Role of the Tort Liability System in Japan

Reevaluating the Role of the Tort Liability System in Japan / by Eri Osaka, Associate Professor of Law, Toyo University Faculty of Law