Cos. Must Prepare For Collective Consumer Suits In Germany

Law 360

08/01/2018
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Reprinted with permission.

Julia Schwalm and Jakob Schellmann recently authored the article “Cos. Must Prepare For Collective Consumer Suits In Germany” for Law360. 

From this November on German consumers will be able to sue manufacturers and service providers by way of representative action. This new law won’t be the last step Germany will take towards allowing “consumer class actions” — because it is by no means enough to implement the planned European Union directive on representative actions (2018/089 (COD)).

To find out more read the full article.

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