In the News Today - April 17, 2017

April 17, 2017

Class Actions Have Landed in the EU; ILR Research Cited: It anyone has lingering doubts about the exponential growth of class actions across the globe a “report issued in late March [by ILR] should lay them to rest.” The article explains why ILR is concerned about this growth as “it’s a lot easier to lobby to prevent a mess than to fix one after it lands with a splat.” ILR President Lisa A. Rickard notes that “the same systems of incentives that have led to abuses of the civil justice system in other countries are now arising in EU member states.” (Metropolitan Corporate Counsel)

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