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Miscellaneous
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Author: M. Boronkay
The Hungarian Supreme Court (Kúria) set up a task-force for analysing the case-law in respect of the dismissal of statements of claims for formal reasons under the CCP. The task-force published its Summary Opinion on 15 February 2020 (Opini...
Case Law
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: C. Derrig, B. Bollard
Greffrath & Ors v Greymountain Management Ltd (In Liquidation) & Ors [2020] IEHC 284 (12 June 2020)1 The case in the High Court of Ireland involved a claim by 35 individual claimants, all of whom alleged fraud against Greymountain M...
Miscellaneous
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: C. Derrig, B. Bollard
What next for multi-party actions in Ireland? Background In recent years, support has grown in Ireland for the introduction of a comprehensive multi-party action procedure, the need for which has been highlighted by the proliferation of   c...
Case Law
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: M.V.E.E. de Monchy, J. Kortmann
In the Netherlands, the statutory collective action regime of Article 3:305a Dutch Civil Code is supplemented by 'bundling' mechanisms that have been developed by the market. The common feature of these mechanisms is that individual claiman...
Legislation
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: M.V.E.E. de Monchy, J. Kortmann
On 1 January 2020, the Dutch Act on Collective damages claims ("WAMCA") entered into force. It applies to claims that are based on events that occurred on or after 15 November 2016. The new Dutch collective action regime makes it possible f...
Miscellaneous
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Author: F. Aguilar de Carvalho
Portugal has witnessed a surge of class actions in the last few months, with consumer associations being particularly active in pursuing follow-on damages claims and product liability claims against domestic and international corporations....
Case Law
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: J. Fulton, P. McCulloch
England and Wales Review of Representation of Data Subjects, Section 189 Data Protection Act 2018 A recent UK Government Review1 has confirmed there will be no expansion of the powers of organisations to bring GDPR claims on behalf of indiv...
Legislation
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: J. Fulton, P. McCulloch
Scotland   In Scotland, August 2020 saw the introduction of the country's first collective action procedure – Act of Sederunt (Rules of the Court of Session 1994 Amendment) (Group Proceedings) 2020 – which allows for a nominated representat...
Case Law
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: C. Gual Grau, P. Hitchings
On 7 July 2020, the Supreme Court handed down a judgment in relation to the scope of consumer association declaratory actions concerning unfair contract terms, in a case relating to interest swaps. The decision resolves a collective claim f...
Legislation
Mass Claims · 2021-1
Actualia · 29-06-2022
Authors: P. Hitchings, C. Gual Grau
One of the first measures adopted in Spain to address the COVID-19 crisis was a widespread suspension of time limits and court proceedings, including hearings and trials. The stay ended on 3 June 2020, albeit further regulation was adopted...