TITLE

Class Actions -- What does the future hold for Europe?

AUTHOR(S)
Alexopoulos, Ioannis
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
Credit Control;2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4/5, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on class action lawsuits and their relative popularity in the U.S. compared with Europe. It highlights the significant differences between the legal systems in the U.S. and in European jurisdictions. Each individual European jurisdiction must explain why there are fewer class actions in Europe. The article explains that harmonization of class action and group litigation laws may be needed within the European community.
ACCESSION #
27984265

 

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