Readership: Transnational litigation practitioners and academics in the fields of private international law and comparative law.
Edited by Duncan Fairgrieve, Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law and Director of the Product Liability Forum, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), and Eva Lein, Herbert Smith Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL)
Dr Duncan Fairgrieve is Senior Research Fellow in Comparative Law and Director of the Product Liability Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Dr Eva Lein is Herbert Smith Senior Research Fellow in Private International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.
Part I: Collective Redress Mechanisms in a Comparative Perspective
1: Diego Corapi: Class Actions and Collective Actions
2: Duncan Fairgrieve and Geraint Howells: Collective Redress Procedures: European Debates
3: John Sorabji: Collective Action Reform in England and Wales
4: Ianika Tzankova and Hélène van Lith: Class Actions and Class Settlements Going Global: An Update from the Netherlands
5: Alexander Layton QC: Collective Redress: Policy Objectives and Practical Problems
Part II: Private International Law and Collective Redress
6: Burkhard Hess: A Coherent Approach to European Collective Redress:
7: Horatia Muir-Watt: The Trouble with Cross-Border Collective Redress: Issues and Difficulties
8: Eva Lein: Cross-Border Collective Redress and Jurisdiction under Brussels I: A Mismatch
9: Justine N Stefanelli: Parallel Litigation and Cross-Border Collective Actions under the Brussels I Framework: Lessons from Abroad
10: Duncan Fairgrieve: The Impact of the Brussels I Enforcement and Recognition Rules on Collective Actions
11: Astrid Stadler: Conflicts of Laws in Multinational Collective Actions: a Judicial Nightmare?
12: Andrea Pinna : Extra-territoriality of Evidence Gathering in US Class Action Proceedings
13: Catherine Kessedjian: The ILA Rio Resolution on Transnational Group Actions
14: Rachael Mulheron: The Requirement for Foreign Class Members to Opt-in to an English Class Action
Part III: Reception of Foreign Collective Redress and Punitive Damages Decisions in National Jurisdictions
15: Francesco Quarta: Foreign Punitive Damages Decisions and Class Actions in Italy
16: John P Brown: Certifying International Class Actions in Canada
17: Marta Requejo Isidro and Marta Otero Crespo: Collective Redress in Spain: Recognition and Enforcement of Class Action Judgments and Class Settlements
Part IV: Extraterritoriality and US Law
18: Thomas A Dubbs: Morrison v. National Australia Bank: The US Supreme Court Limits Collective Redress for Securities Fraud
19: Linda Silberman: Morrison v. National Australia Bank : Implications for Global Securities Class Actions
20: Adam Johnson: Morrison v. National Australia Bank: Foreign Securities and the Jurisdiction to Prescribe
21: Vincent Smith: 'Bridging the Gap': Contrasting Effects of US Supreme Court Territorial Restraint on European Collective Claims
22: Wolf-Georg Ringe and Alexander Hellgardt: Transnational Issuer Liability after the Financial Crisis: Seeking a Coherent Choice of Law Standard