The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of class actions across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting class actions in a particular country and addresses topics such collective redress proceedings, opt-in/opt-out, juries and reform.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Jeremy Sher of DLA Piper.

2nd Edition | Published: June 2024

The aim of this guide is to provide its readers with a pragmatic overview of the law and practice of class actions across a variety of jurisdictions.

Each chapter of this guide provides information about the current issues affecting class actions in a particular country and addresses topics such collective redress proceedings, opt-in/opt-out, juries and reform.

The Q&A template for each chapter has been provided by Jeremy Sher of DLA Piper.

2nd Edition | Published: June 2024

Hot Topic: Mass Arbitration: What Comes Next?

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Hot Topic: Key Developments in Canadian Class Actions

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