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

Alexopoulos, Ioannis
April 2007
Credit Control;2007, Vol. 28 Issue 4/5, p8
Trade Publication
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.


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