March 21, 2012

Globalization of class actions

ThomsonReuters examines the growing numbers of American class action lawyers that are looking for opportunities to export aspects of the U.S. tort system overseas, given that recent Supreme Court decisions have narrowed their options at home.  “It’s pretty scary stuff,” said ILR president Lisa Rickard, who has warned European businesses of the dangers of such lawsuits.

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