About: collective redress

EU Priorities 2020 11-04-2018

EU clears path for collective law suits

Consumers will be able to sue companies in collective action lawsuits spanning multiple EU countries, under a new European Commission proposal.
Data protection 25-01-2018

Consumer advocates outraged after top court rejects class action lawsuit against Facebook

Consumer advocates have urged the European Commission to propose legislation allowing for collective EU lawsuits after the bloc’s top court rejected a class action against Facebook on Thursday (25 January).

EU seeks group lawsuit rules amid ‘litigation culture’ fears

The European Commission today (11 June) laid out its plans for EU-wide measures for group lawsuits amid business fears that they could spark a US-style litigation culture.
Health 13-01-2011

BEUC: EU ‘lacks clear vision’ on consumer rights

Brussels lacks a "clear vision or strategy" on consumer rights legislation, Ursula Pachl, deputy director-general of European consumer group BEUC, told EURACTIV in an interview. 
Health 13-01-2011

EU lacks ‘clear vision’ on consumer rights

Brussels lacks a "clear vision or strategy" on consumer rights legislation, Ursula Pachl, deputy director-general of European consumer group BEUC, told EURACTIV in an interview. 
Health 11-10-2010

EU to relaunch debate on class-action lawsuit plan

The European Commission will relaunch a debate next month on a controversial plan to help consumers launch class-action lawsuits to seek compensation for anti-competitive practices, according to a Commission document.
Health 22-09-2010

Reding ditches plans for US-style consumer lawsuits

Consumer groups have expressed dismay following Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding's announcement that plans for an EU "collective redress" system are now off the agenda.

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