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Preparing for global class actions arising from COVID-19

Global - May 28 2020 Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has become an unprecedented pandemic that is having profound economic and social impacts around the world. Many…

Christopher M. Young, Colleen Carey Gulliver, David T. Neave, Dr. Ludger Giesberts, Isabelle Ord, Jean-Pierre Douglas-Henry, Jeremy Sher, Kieran O'Brien, Rebecca von Rüti, Sammy Fang.

Major developments in class action litigation for 2018 - 2019

USA - June 18 2019 The relationship between class actions and arbitration remains a hot issue at the Supreme Court, where the trend in favor of arbitration continues…

Christopher M. Young, Colleen Carey Gulliver, David A. Priebe, Isabelle Ord.

Supreme Court requires explicit consent to arbitrate claims on classwide basis

USA - April 25 2019 The United States Supreme Court has overruled a Ninth Circuit decision allowing an employee to arbitrate his data breach claims on a classwide basis…

Amanda Fitzsimmons.

Improving class action notice and settlement procedures - new amendments to Rule 23

USA - November 16 2018 Significant amendments to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 governing class actions are scheduled to become effective on December 1, 2018. The…

Robins v. Spokeo, Inc.: Ninth Circuit rules that plaintiff has standing to pursue FCRA claims

USA - August 21 2017 A unanimous three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has again reversed a district court's dismissal of a putative class action on…

Isabelle Ord.