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Safeguards in collective actions

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There is a consensus in Europe that collective action mechanisms need to include correct safeguards in order to prevent abuse. This policy brief gives an overview of the main types of safeguards that are found in collective judicial procedures. It draws on extensive research into class action and collective redress laws across the world.

Four consequences need to be understood in forming policy on collective actions:

many safeguards involve economic aspects of litigation that ...

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Published
Peer review status:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
CMS/Swiss Re Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Faculty of Law - Socio-Legal Studies,Centre for
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Series:
Foundation for Law, Justice and Society policy briefs
Place of publication:
http://www.fljs.org/content/publications
Publication date:
2012-01-01
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2013-06-20

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