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European Union

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.


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