EJF’s aim is to ensure that the legal environment in Europe protects both consumers and businesses alike, and that those with a legitimate grievance have access to justice.

EJF is a coalition of businesses, individuals and organisations that are working to promote fair, balanced, transparent and efficient civil justice laws and systems in Europe.

Recent

EJF, together with the Scottish Chamber of Commerce, BritishAmerican Business; and the US Chamber Institute of Legal Reform called for an in-depth consultation on new class action legislation

In May 2021, a group of business and legal bodies including the Scottish Chambers of Commerce; the European Justice Forum; the BritishAmerican Business; and the US Chamber Institute of Legal Reform jointly wrote to the Scottish Civil Justice Council (SCJC) and Scottish Government in order to bring to their attention the concerns on the potential economic impact of adopting ‘opt-out’ legislation and have called for further consultation on the matter.

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Topics

Representative actions proposal

The European Commission published in April 2018 a proposal for a Directive on Representative Actions, as part of its New Deal for Consumers, to establish a collective redress mechanism across Europe.

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Mission

Goals

EJF’s goal is to ensure that the Directive on Representative Actions will build a coherent and harmonized civil redress system architecture in Europe.

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