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U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

Earlier this week the Brussels-based European Commission proposed that harmed consumers be able to file class action lawsuits in the EU to seek compensation. Within a few hours both the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and business groups in the EU were warning of abusive litigation.

Sue Reisinger

senior reporter at ALM since 2004; based in Florida; covers general counsel and white collar crime; contact: sreisinger@alm.com

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