Part III Reception of Foreign Collective Redress and Punitive Damages Decision in National Jurisdictions, 17 Collective Redress in Spain: »
Marta Requejo Isidro, Marta Otero CrespoFrom: Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress
Edited By: Duncan Fairgrieve, Eva Lein
17.01 Collective redress is a topical legal phenomenon. However, at a time when the volume of consumer cross-border operations is rising, therewith creating a high potential for large groups of consumers being harmed by the same or a similar illegal practice of a trader, approaches to class actions differ considerably from one national system to another. Are the answers to the typical questions in individual cross-border cases (jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition/enforcement procedures and conditions) also valid for the challenges posed by collective...