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'.
Christopher Hodges has just sent us this Note on recent developments in the EU and UK.
Global Class Actions Project Summary of European Developments (2007)
Class Actions: EU and UK Developments (2008)
Author: Christopher Hodges
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford