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Class/collective actions in Belgium: overview

A Q&A guide to class/collective actions in Belgium, which gives a high level overview of class/collective actions, including current trends; the regulatory framework; limitation periods; standing and the procedural framework for bringing an action; funding and costs; disclosure; damages and relief; settlement; appeals; alternative dispute resolution and proposals for reform. The guide was updated following the recent extension of the law opening up the Belgian procedure for collective redress to SMEs.

Class/collective actions in Belgium: overview

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