Class/collective actions in Germany: overview

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This overview of class and collection actions and current trends in Germany, written by partner Dr. Michael Masling and associate Florian Hinderer and published by Thomson Reuters, gives a high level overview of class/collective actions, including current trends; the regulatory framework; limitation periods; standing and the procedural framework for bringing an action; funding and costs; disclosure; damages and relief; settlement; appeals; alternative dispute resolution and proposals for reform.