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Are securities class actions beconing more widespread in Germany

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Are securities class actions beconing more widespread in Germany and how would I find out what/which class action litigations are currently being heard in Court or have been settled in German Courts?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Business Law
Expert:  Lawdoctor replied 6 years ago.
DearCustomer

Thank you for allowing me to assist you with your question.

At this time JA does not have a category for Germany and thus we do not have German experts at this time, however, I am happy to research articles and web sites that may be able to provide the information you need to determine an answer to your question. If you are dissatisfied with the information you are given, please feel free to decline to accept my answer and let me know so that I can release your question for other experts to review.

With this being said, here are the articles and web information I found regarding your question:

Here is an excellent article on the subject:

http://www.dlapiper.com/files/Publication/9bc91e2d-201e-427b-b852-d888cfcf98fd/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/36c006fd-4e5b-4cd6-979d-de905b94f62a/NYLJ_May08.pdf

Another one:

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/Securities-Class-Actions-May-law-1181125171.html?x=0&.v=1

This is a PDF and may not access correctly, so I am providing two links for this one:

http://www.allenovery.com/AOWeb/binaries/52189.pdf

www.allenovery.com/AOWeb/binaries/52189.pdf


http://www.akingump.com/files/Publication/491ce44f-3e30-491a-96d2-7c8d9c35cd14/Presentation/PublicationAttachment/af983b78-a56c-4905-9fcb-82747475156b/Kaufhold%20CADS%20Rpt%202009.pdf

http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=251224

 

While securities class actions historically have not been a part of Germany's legal landscape, they are being birthed because of the economic globization, Germany's government and courts are being forced to address the issue in order to handle the concern of citizens.

As I said, I cannot give you a direct answer, but the artilces listed above give you a good start on the information you seek.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Lawdoctor.



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Edited by Lawdoctor on 1/7/2010 at 5:05 PM EST
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