June 17, 2013
Litigation Futures | June 17, 2013
The government yesterday pressed ahead with plans to allow consumers and businesses to bring opt-out collective actions for breaches of competition law – but indicated that they are not yet a done deal.
June 14, 2013
The Australian | June 14, 2013
In April, Lisa Rickard of the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform warned that, after the US, Australia had the world's most active class action industry. She was also concerned by the federal government's "light touch" regulation of litigation funders.
Lawyer Monthly | June 14, 2013
India’s Competition Act 2002 has always allowed for class action suits, but to date not a single case of this type has been filed in the country.
June 12, 2013
ThomsonReuters | June 12, 2013
Victims of cartels in Europe could find it easier to demand compensation under new class action rules that also include safeguards for whistleblowers who expose illegal collusion and price-fixing.
EurActiv | June 12, 2013
The European Commission today laid out its plans for EU-wide measures for group lawsuits amid business fears that they could spark a US-style litigation culture.
June 10, 2013
Wall Street Journal | Subscription Required | June 10, 2013
U.S. and British authorities are preparing to bring criminal charges against former employees of Barclays PLC for their alleged roles trying to manipulate benchmark interest rates, according to people familiar with the plans, marking an escalation of a global investigation now entering its sixth year.
June 4, 2013
Huffington Post UK | June 4, 2013
Government plans to overhaul legal aid threaten to destroy the "world-renowned" British justice system, barristers have told ministers.
Push to give whistleblowers a cuthttp://www.smh.com.au/business/push-to-give-whistleblowers-a-cut-20130604-2no9n.html | June 4, 2013
May 27, 2013
The National Law Journal | May 27, 2013
The latest Supreme Court ATS ruling, Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., 2013 U.S. Lexis 3159 (April 17), however, is likely to make it difficult for foreign plaintiffs to stay in federal court on a claim based on conduct that takes place in foreign countries.
May 23, 2013
New York Times | May 23, 2013
American retailers remain sharply opposed to joining an international plan to improve safety conditions at garment factories in Bangladesh as their European counterparts and consumer and labor groups dismiss the companies’ concerns about legal liability.
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