5th Annual International Conference on the Globalization of Class Action and Mass Litigation

Date(s) of Conference:

December 8-9, 2011

Location:

Raad van State (Dutch Council of State), The Hague, The Netherlands

Description:

This 5th edition of the annual conference on the globalization of class actions and mass litigation is organized by Deborah Hensler (Stanford University/Tilburg University), Christopher Hodges (Oxford University/Erasmus University) and Ianika Tzankova (Tilburg University). Discussion topics include:

  • the role of mass communication and the media in increasing the scale of procedures
  • the influence of financial sources on class action and mass litigation
  • the management of mass cases
  • the way in which damages are calculated and allocated
  • the approach to and jurisdiction in transnational mass tort cases
  • future developments and the extent to which class action may enhance access to justice.

Contact Information:

Ms. Lieke Verwijmeren
L.M.D.Verwijmeren@Tilburguniversity.edu

http://www.tilburguniversity.edu/research/institutes-and-research-groups/tisco/events/classactions/

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