Lawrence Scarborough: Europe should face up to US-style litigation
While a healthy scepticism exists towards the likelihood of US-style class actions in the UK, both business leaders and lawyers across Europe recognise that systemic changes are taking place to such an extent that attention needs to be paid to the detection, assessment and management of increasing litigation risk. This was the principal finding of a survey sponsored by Bryan Cave and conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which was released in London last week.
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