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DLA Piper
In recent years there has been an explosion in large-scale mass litigation taking place across the globe. In the UK, substantive changes to the law
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Dentons
The Scottish courts have held that they can make protective orders against the assets of an employer where a claim is brought against that employer in the employment tribunal.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As in many jurisdictions, class actions are becoming more frequent in the the English courts. A body of case law is building up, and that will be added to by three cases which are to go the Supreme Court, as discussed...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a sign of the extent to which class actions have become part of the mainstream of English litigation, the Supreme Court has recently given permission to appeal
DLA Piper
Historically, countries such as the US and Australia have been the most active proponents of Class Action activity, but the picture is changing across the UK and Europe and it is vital that our clients are alive to the potential risks that this brings.
ICSA
Although well-established in the US, competition class actions have struggled to find their feet in the UK since being introduced by the UK Government some four years ago.
DLA Piper
In 2018 and the first half of 2019, there were a number of important developments in class actions.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
A recent Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruling has revived a £14 billion class action filed on behalf of more than 46 million U.K. consumers against Mastercard. The decision
Hogan Lovells
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Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
Dentons
The Supreme Court has granted Morrisons permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's ruling, which found that the supermarket chain was vicariously liable for a former employee's data
Clyde & Co
Despite the appetite for class actions in the US and Canada, the UK has often been seen as reluctant to embrace the concept of collective proceedings and criticised in some quarters for making it difficult to pursue...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 22, 2018, the UK Court of Appeal upheld the High Court's decision that VM Morrison Supermarkets PLC ("Morrisons") was vicariously liable for a data breach caused by a disgruntled former
Dentons
Ieri il Senato ha definitivamente approvato il disegno di legge n. 844 e così la disciplina della nuova azione di classe è divenuta legge dello Stato.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In 2019, significant developments are expected on issues that have been percolating in the mass tort and class action litigation arena for several years.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On December 19, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that forum selection provisions contained in the certificate of incorporation of Delaware corporations are invalid.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As the end of another year approaches, we look back at some key developments from 2018 from the perspective of the commercial litigator.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision in the County Court at Brighton, it was held that a defendant who had counterclaimed for personal injury, was not entitled to the benefit of QOCS protection.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In this edition we consider the significant award of damages in the NIHL case of Inglis v MOD; "Spiking" in mesothelioma reinsurance claims
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DLA Piper
In recent years there has been an explosion in large-scale mass litigation taking place across the globe. In the UK, substantive changes to the law
Dentons
The Scottish courts have held that they can make protective orders against the assets of an employer where a claim is brought against that employer in the employment tribunal.
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Herbert Smith Freehills
As in many jurisdictions, class actions are becoming more frequent in the the English courts. A body of case law is building up, and that will be added to by three cases which are to go the Supreme Court, as discussed...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a sign of the extent to which class actions have become part of the mainstream of English litigation, the Supreme Court has recently given permission to appeal
DLA Piper
In 2018 and the first half of 2019, there were a number of important developments in class actions.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In this edition we consider the significant award of damages in the NIHL case of Inglis v MOD; "Spiking" in mesothelioma reinsurance claims
ICSA
Although well-established in the US, competition class actions have struggled to find their feet in the UK since being introduced by the UK Government some four years ago.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
DLA Piper
Historically, countries such as the US and Australia have been the most active proponents of Class Action activity, but the picture is changing across the UK and Europe and it is vital that our clients are alive to the potential risks that this brings.
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