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Extraterritoriality and Collective Redress edited by Fairgrieve, Duncan; Lein, Eva (1st September 2012)

Part I Collective Redress Mechanisms in a Comparative Perspective, 5 Collective Redress:

Alexander Layton

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: 30 May 2020

Subject(s):
Class actions
5.01 If cross-border collective redress mechanisms are to be developed, they should be based on a sound understanding of the policy objectives which they seek to achieve and of the practical problems to which they may give rise. With these twin notions in mind, it is proposed in this chapter to offer some brief reflections on the policy behind collective redress mechanisms and some comments on the practical issues which arise, especially in English practice. 5.02 A useful starting point in examining the policy objectives which a reform of the law in this area...
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