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Herbert Smith Freehills
As in many jurisdictions, class actions are becoming more frequent in the the English courts. A body of case law is building up, and that will be added to by three cases which are to go the Supreme Court, as discussed...
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a sign of the extent to which class actions have become part of the mainstream of English litigation, the Supreme Court has recently given permission to appeal
DLA Piper
Historically, countries such as the US and Australia have been the most active proponents of Class Action activity, but the picture is changing across the UK and Europe and it is vital that our clients are alive to the potential risks that this brings.
ICSA
Although well-established in the US, competition class actions have struggled to find their feet in the UK since being introduced by the UK Government some four years ago.
DLA Piper
In 2018 and the first half of 2019, there were a number of important developments in class actions.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
A recent Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruling has revived a £14 billion class action filed on behalf of more than 46 million U.K. consumers against Mastercard. The decision
Hogan Lovells
Legal and Financial Risk newsletter on legal developments impacting corporates and financial institutions
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
Dentons
The Supreme Court has granted Morrisons permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's ruling, which found that the supermarket chain was vicariously liable for a former employee's data
Clyde & Co
Despite the appetite for class actions in the US and Canada, the UK has often been seen as reluctant to embrace the concept of collective proceedings and criticised in some quarters for making it difficult to pursue...
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
On October 22, 2018, the UK Court of Appeal upheld the High Court's decision that VM Morrison Supermarkets PLC ("Morrisons") was vicariously liable for a data breach caused by a disgruntled former
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Dentons
Ieri il Senato ha definitivamente approvato il disegno di legge n. 844 e così la disciplina della nuova azione di classe è divenuta legge dello Stato.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
In 2019, significant developments are expected on issues that have been percolating in the mass tort and class action litigation arena for several years.
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
On December 19, 2018, the Delaware Court of Chancery held that forum selection provisions contained in the certificate of incorporation of Delaware corporations are invalid.
Herbert Smith Freehills
As the end of another year approaches, we look back at some key developments from 2018 from the perspective of the commercial litigator.
Clyde & Co
In a recent decision in the County Court at Brighton, it was held that a defendant who had counterclaimed for personal injury, was not entitled to the benefit of QOCS protection.
Clyde & Co
On 20 November 2018, the Full Court of the Federal Court upheld a decision to permanently stay two out of three open class actions against GetSwift Limited.
Ropes & Gray LLP
UK supermarket Morrisons has lost its appeal against the decision of Mr Justice Langstaff that it was vicariously liable in damages to over 5,000 employees and ex-employees for the unlawful disclosure,,,
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In this edition we consider the significant award of damages in the NIHL case of Inglis v MOD; "Spiking" in mesothelioma reinsurance claims
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DLA Piper
In 2018 and the first half of 2019, there were a number of important developments in class actions.
DLA Piper
Historically, countries such as the US and Australia have been the most active proponents of Class Action activity, but the picture is changing across the UK and Europe and it is vital that our clients are alive to the potential risks that this brings.
Herbert Smith Freehills
In a sign of the extent to which class actions have become part of the mainstream of English litigation, the Supreme Court has recently given permission to appeal
Herbert Smith Freehills
As in many jurisdictions, class actions are becoming more frequent in the the English courts. A body of case law is building up, and that will be added to by three cases which are to go the Supreme Court, as discussed...
ICSA
Although well-established in the US, competition class actions have struggled to find their feet in the UK since being introduced by the UK Government some four years ago.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
In this edition we consider the significant award of damages in the NIHL case of Inglis v MOD; "Spiking" in mesothelioma reinsurance claims
Herbert Smith Freehills
International Arbitration Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP
The English Courts have reignited the prospects of a £14 billion class action against Mastercard.
Dentons
The Supreme Court has granted Morrisons permission to appeal against the Court of Appeal's ruling, which found that the supermarket chain was vicariously liable for a former employee's data
4 New Square Chambers
Service of proceedings continues to be a fertile ground for disputes. Meritorious and valuable claims can fail on a technicality given how hard it is to obtain a retrospective extension of time for service of a claim form.
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