Area of focus

Class Actions and Group Litigation

Recent surveys confirm that the most important trend in corporate litigation lies in class actions. The number of class actions filed is rising across many industries. We’re ready to capitalize on the most recent court rulings and other legal developments to best defend you.

Hogan Lovells has a strong track record...

Representative experience

Won a complete defense verdict for Anthem, Inc. in class action trial in connection with its US$1bn demutualization and IPO.

Global defense of TÜV Rheinland and affiliated companies against claims arising from allegedly inappropriate certification of French breast implant manufacturer P.I.P.

Secured the dismissal of two putative class actions filed against Daimler Trucks North America and Freightliner LLC alleging antitrust violations.

Defeated class certification in a lawsuit in which plaintiffs sought recovery from LG Electronics, alleging nationwide RICO and consumer fraud act claims.

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A proposed EU-wide representative action may blur legal boundaries around collective actions

The European Commission is proposing a directive that would repeal the existing Injunctions Directive and require European Union (EU) member states to introduce into their national laws...

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Awards and Rankings

Law360 names four Hogan Lovells practices as Practice Groups of the Year

Washington, D.C., 8 February 2018 – Law360 has unveiled the winners of its 2017 Practice Group of the Year awards. Hogan Lovells was named a Practice Group of the Year in four areas,...

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Publications

Class actions now have a general framework in France

After a long procedure, full of unexpected developments, the bill on modernisation of the 21st century justice was eventually adopted by the French National Assembly on...

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France on the home stretch to implement class actions in health-related matters Life Sciences Newsletter

The French Government published on 27 September 2016 the implementation decree No. 2016-1249 relating to health-related class actions. It entered into force today.

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One more step towards a general framework for class actions in France

The bill on the modernisation of 21st century Justice returned to the French National Assembly following the failure of the Joint Committee session in June this year, as French deputies and ...

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Spokeo Prevails at the High Court

The Supreme Court of the United States yesterday issued its opinion in Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, an important case about the injury-in-fact requirement of Article III standing. In a 6-2...

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