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UK Class Actions: Opt-in or Opt-out?

United Kingdom - June 21 2022 As reported in previous Client Alerts, there has recently been a flurry of Collective Proceedings Orders ("CPOs") in collective (class) actions for…

Cormac Alexander, Emma Hogwood, Julian Stait

In review: the legislative framework for private antitrust enforcement in United Kingdom

United Kingdom - February 25 2022 This article provides a general introduction to the legislative framework for private antitrust enforcement in United Kingdom.

Cormac Alexander, William Charles, Emma Hogwood, Julian Stait

The Arbitration Act Turns 25: Reflections On Its Role and Possible Areas for Reform

Singapore, United Kingdom - January 31 2022 2021 marked the 25th anniversary of the coming into force of the English Arbitration Act (the Arbitration Act 1996, or "the Act"). The Act has been…

Tom Canning, Isabella Heber, Vasiliki Katsarou

Flurry of collective proceedings certified by the Competition Appeal Tribunal: are US-style class actions coming to the UK?

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - November 10 2021 On 18 August 2021, the Competition Appeal Tribunal ("CAT") made the first Collective Proceedings Order ("CPO") since the UK collective action regime…

Emma Hogwood, Andrew Lichtenberg, Peter Rosania, Julian Stait, Mark Villaverde

Is Your Phone Only 4U? Court of Appeal Orders Parties To Request Personal Devices From Employees

European Union, United Kingdom - March 4 2021 In a recent judgment in a claim brought by Phones 4U (in administration), the Court of Appeal has ordered the defendants (o2, Vodafone and EE) to…

Charles Evans