World Class Actions: A Guide to Group and Representative Actions Around the Globe

World Class Actions: A Guide to Group and Representative Actions Around the Globe

by Paul G. Karlsgodt (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199730247
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/31/2012
Pages: 854
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.20(h) x 1.80(d)

About the Author

Paul G. Karlsgodt is a partner in the Denver office of the U.S. law firm Baker & Hostetler LLP and editor and primary contributor to the legal blog www.classactionblawg.com. Mr. Karlsgodt's law practice focuses on class action defense and other complex commercial litigation. He founded and served as the first Chair of the Class Actions, Derivative Suits and Mass Torts Subsection of the Litigation Section of the Colorado Bar Association and is a frequent speaker and author on class action-related topics. Mr. Karlsgodt has also represented clients pro bono in civil rights cases, including a prisoner's rights class action.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

Part I - Multi-party and Representative Action Systems Around the World

Chapter 1 The United States
Chapter 2 Canada
Chapter 3 Latin America
Chapter 4 Representative Actions and Proposed Reforms in the European Union
Chapter 5 United Kingdom
Chapter 6 Denmark
Chapter 7 Sweden
Chapter 8 Finland
Chapter 9 Norway
Chapter 10 Germany
Chapter 11 Austria
Chapter 12 Switzerland
Chapter 13 Belgium
Chapter 14 The Netherlands
Chapter 15 Spain
Chapter 16 Portugal
Chapter 17 France
Chapter 18 Italy
Chapter 19 Russia
Chapter 20 Israel
Chapter 21 South Africa
Chapter 22 Australia
Chapter 23 The Asia-Pacific Region
Chapter 24 Collective Actions in China
Chapter 25 India

Part II - Selected Topics in International and Transnational Class Action Law 770

Chapter 26 Prosecuting Class Actions and Group Litigation
Chapter 27 Multijurisdictional and Transnational Class Litigation: Lawsuits Heard 'Round the World' 888
Chapter 28 International Class Action Notice
Chapter 29 International Class Actions Under the U.S. Alien Tort Claims Act 992
Chapter 30 International Class Arbitration 1011
Chapter 31 Representing Clients in Litigation Abroad

Table of Cases

Index

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