Class actions

Herbert Smith Freehills launches latest Guide to “Dispute Resolution in Asia Pacific”

Please click here to preview this publication. As a result of a rise in global economic activities around the region, Asia is experiencing the inevitable increase in commercial and investment disputes, both litigation and arbitration, with a multi-jurisdictional dimension. Our … Continue reading

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Filed under ADR, Announcements, Arbitration, China, Class actions, Disclosure, Enforcement, Evidence, Hong Kong, Interim applications, Japan, Jurisdiction, Korea, South East Asia

Class actions are going global: Is your business ready?

Companies across the globe are increasingly facing the risk of class action litigation, with some finding themselves unprepared when a claim is lodged. We have recently launched a new Globalisation of Class Actions hub to keep Herbert Smith Freehills clients and contacts up-to-date … Continue reading

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New class action law in Thailand

The Thai Civil Procedure Code has been amended to allow for class action suits to be brought by large groups of plaintiffs for breach of civil wrongs, including breach of tort, breach of contract and breach of labour rights. The … Continue reading

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Filed under Class actions, Contract, Employment, South East Asia

Class Actions 2013/2014 – Developments and Trends

Herbert Smith Freehills has recently published the Class Actions Developments and Trends report 2013/2014. Damian Grave, Ken Adams and Jason Betts provide a review of the past year and consider possible trends for 2014 for Australia, amongst other jurisdictions, while Peter Godwin … Continue reading

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