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European Parliament adopts CS3D: New ESG litigation risks in the supply chain

The EU is implementing new regulations to hold companies liable for human rights and environmental violations within the global supply chain. On 24 April 2024, the European Parliament...

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Class actions in the European Union: state of play

The European Union has ushered in a transformative era with the introduction of Directive 2020/1828 on representative actions for the protection of the collective interest of consumers....


Collective actions on the horizon after this week’s BGH rulings on damages in emission matters

On 26 June 2023 the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH) issued three landmark decisions (VIa ZR 335/21, VIa ZR 533/21 and VIa ZR 1031/22) in which it paved the way for further damage...


EU Class Action Update - Progress in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain

By 25 December 2022, all EU Member States were expected to have adopted and published, the laws, regulations and administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive (EU) 2020/1828...


Green Claims Directive Proposal - The EU's new approach to combat greenwashing

Talk of a draft proposal regarding Green Claims (“the Proposal” or “Green Claims Directive Proposal”) has emerged earlier this year. As a part of the EU’s new...


Germany: Bill proposed to enable collective redress on behalf of consumers and small enterprises

A draft for a bill from the pen of the Federal Ministry of Justice, currently discussed interdepartmentally, provides insight on how Germany plans to implement Directive (EU) 2020/1828 ...

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Read our summary update on the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) and how it may affect you.

Lifting the veil of Mystery – What can the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) do for you?


Heading towards ESG class actions

For more than twenty years, the European Union (EU) witnessed the development of collective redress mechanisms to address mass claims situations. To ensure the proper implementation of...


Trends and Developments in the German Life Sciences & Health Care industry

Germany is one of the most important and developed healthcare markets in the world. Legal developments are complex and often connected, whether in the areas of advanced therapies, digital...

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