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Pierce Atwood LLP | USA | 23 Jun 2019

Class Action Settlements and the Importance of Clarity

Most class actions resemble three-act plays. In the first act, the players are adversaries - fighting to kill the case or keep it alive, and if kept

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DLA Piper | USA | 18 Jun 2019

Major developments in class action litigation for 2018 - 2019

The relationship between class actions and arbitration remains a hot issue at the Supreme Court, where the trend in favor of arbitration continues

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Mauro Rubino-Sammartano | USA | 18 Jun 2019

Lamps plus keeps rejecting any widening of the ambit of arbitration agreements to class actions

The Supreme Court of the United States has rejected in Lamps Plus Inc. v. Varela a further attempt to construe arbitration agreements as extending to

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | Canada | 13 Jun 2019

The SCC reaffirms the court's screening role at the authorization stage for class actions

The Supreme Court of Canada recently upheld the Court of Appeal’s decision for the authorization of a class action on sexual assault in L’Oratoire

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Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn LLP | Canada | 5 Jun 2019

Proposed class action takes aim at airport fees paid by airline employees

Three dozen Canadian airports may be on the hook for fees charged to airline employees flying on employee travel passes. A proposed class action has

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Hogan Lovells | Netherlands | 31 May 2019

A Collective Action for Damages in the Netherlands is a fact!

On 19 March 2019, the Dutch Senate finally approved the legislation introducing collective damages actions in the Netherlands (the "Legislation"). The

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Hogan Lovells | United Kingdom | 31 May 2019

UK class actions revived? The Court of Appeal breathes life into Merricks' £14 billion claim against MasterCard

UK class actions revived? The Court of Appeal breathes life into Merricks' £14 billion claim against MasterCard The Court of Appeal has allowed Walter

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Pierce Atwood LLP | USA | 29 May 2019

With Massachusetts’s Consumer Data Privacy Bill Still Under Consideration, Student Data Privacy Class Action Fails In Federal Court

As we have recently reported, the Massachusetts legislature is currently considering a comprehensive data privacy law that would create a private

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Corrs Chambers Westgarth | Australia | 24 May 2019

AMP class action: NSW Supreme Court provides guidance on factors to be considered in ‘beauty parades’

The ‘race to the registry’ in competing class actions has become a common phenomenon in the shareholder space. The response of the Courts has been to

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McKool Smith | USA | 23 May 2019

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Allows Class Action on Behalf of Victims of Atrocities in Sudan to Proceed Against International Bank BNP Paribas

The law firm of McKool Smith, P.C., and Tobias Barrington Wolff, the Jefferson B. Fordham Professor of Law at the University of Pennsylvania Law

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