Sweet & Maxwell Class Actions: A Global Guide From Practical Law Class Actions: A Global Guide From Practical Law is the essential reference guide for corporations a.. Product #: 9780414050990 Regular price: $191.00 $191.00

Class Actions: A Global Guide From Practical Law

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Class Actions: A Global Guide From Practical Law is the essential reference guide for corporations and legal professionals. Covering major jurisdictions worldwide it provides a clear overview of the law and procedure governing class actions in each one, and is structured to allow easy comparisons between jurisdictions.

  • Provides a well-organised starting point for international reference
  • Features country chapters written by leading local practitioners who are experts in the field
  • Answers the key questions of multinational corporations and their advisors
  • Uses a reader-friendly Q&A format that enables quick and easy crossjurisdictional comparisons
  • Provides practical, straightforward commentary on each jurisdiction and the respective legal systems
Contents:
Overview of class/collective actions and current trends
Regulatory framework Use of class/collective actions in all areas of law
Limitation Standing and procedural framework for bringing an action
Qualification, joinder and test cases
Timetabling
Effect of the area of law on the procedural system
Funding and costs
Key effects of the costs/funding regime
Disclosure and privilege
Evidence
Defence
Damages and relief including recovering damages, interest, declaratory relief, interim awards
Settlements including settlement rules and separate settlements
Appeals
Alternative dispute resolution
Proposals for reform Online resources
Juristictions covered include:
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Canada
China
France
Germany
India
Israel
Italy
Indonesia
Ireland
Japan
Mexico
New Zealand
The Netherlands
Portugal
Russia
Spain
South Korea
Sweden
United States
UK: England & Wales
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell
ISBN: 9780414050990
Author(s) Shah, O
Edition 1
Format Hb
Publication Date 30/09/2015