US-style class actions. With the UK widely seen as fertile ground for the import of US-style litigation, these simple words are enough to strike fear into the hearts of many a major corporate. On the other hand, they must sound like the ringing of cash registers to claimant-friendly litigators.
In our US Firms in London Special Report we look at the likelihood of major changes in relation to collective redress in the UK and Europe.
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The European debate is gaining momentum, but will it be enough for wholesale changes?