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Germany’s "Corporate Sanctions Act": The Path to Corporate Criminal Liability

Germany - September 13 2019 On August 22, 2019, the German Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection presented the draft Corporate Sanctions Act ("CSA"), a bill that would…

Dr. Johannes Zöttl, Dr. Martin Kock, Johannes Perlitt.

Class Actions in Belgium—Change on the Way

Belgium, European Union - August 4 2019 Belgian class actions are currently available to consumers, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises ("SMEs") seeking damages from…

Evelyne Esterzon, Sébastien Champagne.

Italy to Overhaul Class Actions

European Union, Italy - July 8 2019 The Situation: Under the new Italian framework, class actions will no longer be limited to consumer protection matters, and collective redress may be…

Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Lamberto Schiona, Margherita Farina.

Collective Redress in Europe: Comparing the European and German Framework

European Union, Germany - May 7 2019 In 2018, Germany introduced a model declaratory action giving qualified institutions the right to raise liability claims on…

Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Jakob Hübert, Lamberto Schiona.

Collective Redress in Europe: Developments in Key Jurisdictions—The Netherlands

Netherlands - January 31 2019 The Netherlands has a comprehensive system for collective actions and the collective settlement of claims but currently, there is no…

Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Gerjanne te Winkel, Sophie van de Graaff.