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Outlook - What's next for class actions in Australia?

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Outlook - What's next for class actions in Australia?

On the radar in Australian class actions: hearings, significant appeals, judgments and settlements, proposed actions and a potential regime change.

26 August 2016

Watershed native title compensation determination - Griffith v Northern Territory (No.3)

The Federal Court has for the first time made a litigated determination on quantum of native title compensation – the first ever judicial clarity on methodologies to put...

26 August 2016

Fast forward - Class actions in China

While the term “class action” is not known under PRC law, “representative actions” are recognised under the Civil Procedure Law with mechanisms for claims.

26 August 2016

New beginnings - Class actions in the UK

The UK’s class action regime has been in place for less than a year, but it has already attracted a £19 billion collective action against MasterCard.

26 August 2016

"No injury" case rejected by Supreme Court - Class actions in the US

US Courts have interpreted Article III of the US Constitution as imposing a requirement that plaintiffs must demonstrate that they have suffered an “injury-in-fact”.

26 August 2016

An attractive jurisdiction for cartel damages claims - Class actions in Germany

While Germany does not have a general class action regime, it continues to be considered an attractive place for claimants to bring cartel damages actions.

26 August 2016