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Mass claims: How to Value Data
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 12-07-2022
Authors: D. Jevons, L. Barros, K. Shah
Data has become a critical ingredient in the modern economy. In the same way oil powered the industrial revolution, data has powered the technological revolution of the last twenty years. Many of the world's biggest companies are now firms...
Standing of Consumer Organizations in Data Protection Representative Actions
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 12-07-2022
Author: S.V. Yakovleva
In 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)2 introduced a representative actions mechanism in data protection cases. One of the pressing issues related to the application of this mechanism is its interaction with already existing...
Third Party Funding, Class Actions, and the Question of Regulation:
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 12-07-2022
Author: R.P. Mulheron
With third party funding of litigation becoming more prevalent in Europe, the European Parliament issued a report in June 2021 which calls for greater regulation of the participants in the industry. Meanwhile, third party funding has long b...
The 'new' Italian Class Action:
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 12-07-2022
Author: Dr. G. Pailli
This article examines the newly reformed Italian class action system against the background of the main features of Italian civil procedure. The new law moved the class actions from the Consumer code to the Code of civil procedure, and addr...
First judgment on a health-related group action in the Dépakine case
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 12-07-2022
Author: M.J. Azar-Baud
On 5 January 2022, the Tribunal judiciaire of Paris2 declared admissible the first French health-related group action3 and found the pharmaceutical laboratory liable. It is the first time an action of this type has reached the stage of the...
Country reports
Mass Claims · 2022-1
Article · 09-09-2022
England and WalesAnna Dannreuther and Jackie McArthurCase LawLloyd v Google [2021] UKSC 50 This was a representative claim brought by an iPhone user, alleging that Google had breached its obligations as a data controller under s. 4(4) of th...