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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…

Anna Masser, Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Lamberto Schiona.

Germany Introduces Class Actions for Consumer Claims

Germany - July 6 2018 The German Parliament has whipped through the legislation proposed by the German coalition government in record speed, in an effort to have the Act…

Anna Masser, Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski.

Germany Introduces Class Actions for Consumer Claims

Germany - July 5 2018 The German Parliament has approved the Act on Model Declaratory Proceedings ("Act"), which introduces, for the first time, class…

Anna Masser, Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Rebekah Byers Kcehowski.

German Government Releases Draft Act on Class Actions in Germany

Germany - May 14 2018 As agreed in the Coalition Contract of the current German government, the Federal Ministry of Justice officially presented the Act on Model…

Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Lamberto Schiona, Nicholas Cotter, Ozan Akyurek, Sébastien Champagne.

Germany Plans Class Action Legislation in 2018

European Union, Germany - April 4 2018 Currently, German procedural law does not provide for a framework for class actions, claims of large groups of consumers. Due to the lack of a legal…

Dr. Christian B. Fulda, Dr. Dieter Strubenhoff.