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Part III Reception of Foreign Collective Redress and Punitive Damages Decision in National Jurisdictions, 17 Collective Redress in Spain:

Marta Requejo Isidro, Marta Otero Crespo

From: Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress

Edited By: Duncan Fairgrieve, Eva Lein

From: Oxford Legal Research Library (http://olrl.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2015. All Rights Reserved.date: 03 August 2020

Subject(s):
Class actions — Class settlements
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...
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