New Class Action Law in Mexico

Mexico is implementing class action law. The new law is briefly summarized by Nathan Koppel of the Wall Street Journal’s in this Law Blog post, with links to more detailed analyses. Also, the post begins with one of the most enjoyable first sentences ever used in a law-related writing.

Despite opposition from "big business," class action laws continue to expand around the globe. Not so long ago, some said it would never happen. Here’s a current quote froma lawyer at a defense side law firm, Shook Hardy:

“Mexico is the latest in a string of countries in Europe and Latin America to enact class action laws,” Shook Hardy partner Bill Crampton told the Law Blog.


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Since becoming a lawyer in 1983, Kirk’s over 30 years of practice have focused on advising a wide range of corporations, associations, and individuals (as both plaintiffs and defendants) on both tort and commercial law issues centered around “mass torts.”


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