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Mar 11, 2016

Launch of First UK Opt-Out Class Action

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October 1, 2015, marked the entry into force of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 ("CRA"), bringing with it an opt-out class action regime for the private enforcement of infringements in competition law. Now, in March, 2016, the first UK opt-out class action has been launched; but is this a suitable 'test case'?

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James Webber

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