An embarrassment of riches today on developments regarding Italian class actions. Prof. Elisabetta Silvestri, of the University of Pavia, shares a paper on the cultural dimensions of group litigation and Giulia Principe, who visited Stanford Law School last year, contributes a paper detailing the success -- or lack thereof -- of recent class actions.
NERA Economic Consulting recently published this report by senior researchers Drs. Renzo Comolli, Massimiliano De Santis and Francesco Lo Passo on early response to Italy's new class action law. For an abstract of the report, go to
The Globalization of Class Actions: Italian Report (2007)
Consumers’ Collective Actions: An Update On Italian Draft Legislation (2007)
The Italian ‘Collective Action for Damages’: An Update (2008)
Author: Elisabetta Silvestri