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English Supreme Court Increases Scope for Mass Tort Claims

United Kingdom - April 23 2019 The English Supreme Court in Vedanta Resources PLC and Another v Lungowe and others has allowed over 1,800 Zambian villagers to issue proceedings in...

John Leadley, Louise Oakley.

Product Liability Safety Post-Brexit: Draft Legislation Published

United Kingdom, European Union - February 6 2019 The UK Government has over 10,000 civil servants currently preparing for Brexit. Whilst the terms of Brexit remain uncertain, the Government is...

John Leadley.

Strengthening UK national capacity for product safety: Strategy 2018-2020

United Kingdom - August 20 2018 The UK's Office for Product and Safety Standards ("OPSS") has released its first product safety strategy and plan for delivery. The OPSS, which was...

John Leadley, Joanne Redmond.

A New Litigation Deal for EU Consumers?

European Union - August 10 2018 The European Commission is currently grappling with how best to strengthen enforcement of EU consumer law, via its "New Deal for Consumers" package. A...

Francesca Richmond, Alyssa Auberger.

Representative Actions: A New Deal For EU Consumers?

European Union - July 10 2018 Almost exactly 6 months ago, we reported in this blog that the European Commission was exploring ways it might expand consumer access to justice, and...

Lucinda Dhesi.