By David Kistenbroker, Joni Jacobsen and Angela Liu (February 21, 2018, 10:46 AM EST) -- While securities markets become increasingly more global, the law around the world continues to develop in this area. As we explored in parts one and two of this four-part series, shareholder plaintiffs barred from U.S. courts are looking to foreign jurisdictions in this post-Morrison world. In particular, the Netherlands has been at the forefront of this sea change in securities litigation. But the U.K. and Germany have also experienced rapid proliferation of collective actions in the recent past. This article provides a closer look at these two jurisdictions and highlights key examples of class or collective litigation in the U.K. and Germany, which contribute to understanding the larger legal landscape of collective actions as it continues to develop across the globe....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!