The following research offers valuable insights on the latest trends in collective redress litigation and the tactics and strategies litigation funders and entrepreneurial plaintiffs' firms are using to expand their business models and bring more lawsuits in European courts. The research also offers recommendations for reforms to stop the spread of U.S.-style class actions abroad. Below is also a public opinion poll of over 5,000 European consumers. The data shows that consumers do not want the European Commission to introduce a collective redress system without safeguards in place.
Understanding the New EU Directive on Collective Actions
A guide to the new EU Directive on Collective Actions.
Joint Business Statement on Recent Trilogue Developments
A coalition of nineteen business groups cautioned EU Member State governments and the European Parliament against rushing to conclude trilogue discussions on the representative actions proposal, despite the many flaws remaining in the text as seen in a recently leaked draft.