Class Action and Litigation Funding Reform:

Authors Dr Peter Cashman 1

As countries in the European Union grapple with the implementation of the Representative Actions Directive the class action regime in Australia is approaching its 30th anniversary. This article examines a number of Australian developments that may be of relevance in the development of representative action procedures in European jurisdictions. Findings from empirical research are outlined along with a number of policy developments and reform initiatives.

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