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Where to litigate collective claims?

26th September 2016

Time: 17:00-19:00 (followed by a drinks reception)

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

This seminar examines procedural, substantive and funding considerations in determining which jurisdiction is best suited for particular types of mass claims. The topic has recently attracted huge attention, given the latest developments in legislation as well as prominent cases, such as the claims brought against Volkswagen. Speakers will address the subject from the perspective of claimant and defendant lawyers as well as litigants.

Chair

  • Professor Astrid Stadler, University of Konstanz and Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam

Speakers

  • Boris Bronfentrinker, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP
  • Teresa Hitchcock, DLA Piper, LLP
  • Stephen Wisking, Herbert Smith Freehills, LLP

This event has been convened by Dr Duncan Fairgrieve and Dr Eva Lein, British Institute of International and Comparative Law

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