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Resource Centre > National collective redress models (5 entries)

Outlining the key differences between the models of collective redress around the world
  • Class Action: Class action, also referred to as representative action, is governed by the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 23 and 28 U.S.C.A. § 1332 (d).  ...
  • Group Litigation Order is a case management mechanism, not a collective/class action per se. It was established by judicial practice in 1990s and later codified by the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 ...
  • The Swedish Class Actions Act 2003 is perhaps the closest to the U.S. class actions model among all the European group litigation mechanisms. However, it also has some very specifically 'European-style' ...
  • KapMuG - the Capital Investors' Model Proceeding Law (2005) - was introduced to handle cases brought against Deutsche Telekom in the Frankfurt regional court (15,000 people who invested in Deutsche Telekom ...
  • This model is quite unique: it does not involve collective litigation, but court-approved collective settlements. The model was introduced by the Act on Collective Settlement of Mass Damages of ...