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Punitive Damages - Europe Strikes Back!?

2nd November 2011

What is this event about?
This event focuses on the reception of US punitive damages awards into European legal systems.
There have been a series of interesting recent cases in France, Spain and Italy on this very topic, looking at issues of the recognition of foreign judgments, the application of public policy / ordre public and proportionality of the damages award.

Sponsored by:

Herbert Smith


CPD points


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