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Collective Redress in Europe - Why?

Event Details

Time: 16:00-19:00

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

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  • Anne-Lise Sibony, University of Liège
  • George Barker, Director, Centre for Law and Economics, ANU
  • Marcus Smith QC, Competition Appeals Tribunal
  • Mr. Justice Meinrad Wösthoff, Director of the County Court Hanau, Gemany

The European Commission Recommendation establishes a framework to ensure a coherent horizontal approach to collective litigation in the EU context without harmonising national systems. The Commission clearly aims at distinguishing collective redress in Europe from the North American approach.

This seminar will explore the need for a specifically European model of mass litigation from a series of interdisciplinary perspectives. Collective redress mechanisms will be examined from the viewpoint of law and economics, behavioural sciences, and from a sociological and judicial perspective.

The seminar will be followed by a drinks reception.

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CPD Accreditation

This event is accredited with 3 CPD hours.

With financial support from the Civil Justice Programme of the European Union

Event convened by Dr Duncan Fairgrieve, Dr Eva Lein, Dr Marta Otero Crespo and Vincent Smith

Find out more about the Collective Redress project.

Pricing and Registration

BIICL Members:

Individual - £55

Full-time Academic - £35

Full-time Student - £20


Individual - £95

Full-time Academic - £60

Full-time Student - £35

N.B. The Academic rate also applies to staff of government and non-profit organisations.

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