Compromise on EU class action system to be approved by European Parliament

Directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interest of consumers is a game changer for collective redress.

About three years after the European Commission presented options for a revision of the Injunctions Directive, adding in particular a collective redress option, the European Parliament is going to vote on a compromise on the Commission's proposal for a Directive on representative actions for the protection of the collective interest of consumers. The European Commission's initial proposal from April 2018 was amended in the legislative process, but the concept of going beyond injunctive measures against traders by including collective redress measures has prevailed.

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