New PDF release: A Comparative Examination of Multi-Party Actions: The Case

By Joanne Blennerhassett

This monograph addresses the phenomenon of mass damage and the way it can be resolved via collective redress. It examines relatively how such redress can be completed via mechanisms resembling multi-party activities (MPAs). which will do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to judge numerous multi-party techniques. this can be illustrated during the event of a range of universal legislation jurisdictions in facing mass damage – particularly that of britain and Wales, Canada, Australia and the U.S., in addition to that of european collective redress. It examines multi-party motion legislation benchmarked opposed to the goals pointed out within the analytical framework. The phenomenon of environmental mass damage particularly is explored as a case learn, because it illustrates a few of the problems which may come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the easiest ideas for mass damage redress may perhaps lie sooner or later – probably in collective activities or via possible choices equivalent to rules and substitute dispute solution or a mix of those. eventually, the event of mass damage litigation in eire is tested, as at present this jurisdiction doesn't have an efficient mechanism for facing mass harm.

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