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March 22, 2017

Analysis of Class Action Litigation in Europe Shows Troubling Trends; Prospect of Abusive Litigation is Rising

A new ILR report, The Growth of Collective Redress in the EU, surveyed the ‘state of play’ in 10 EU Member States and found that collective redress litigation models, known as class actions in the U.S., are proliferating across Europe without necessary safeguards.

ILR’s study coincides with the European Commission’s review of its 2013 Recommendation on collective redress. The Recommendation included a number of proposed safeguards designed to deter abusive litigation by keeping the risks and rewards of collective redress in check.

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