About class actions

and "Class-Action"

you are perhaps concerned?

Quebec

In Quebec, there is a " Public Register " of class actions, kept by the Superior Court.

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Thus, everyone is free to be able to access the information concerning them, and to follow the progress of the case since the procedural documents are online .

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The operation of the collective action is simple: a " representative " takes the initiative to try to put an end to an illegal practice, by seizing the Superior Court of a Class-Action, made public.

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The publicity measure very often allows the immediate cessation of the practices complained of, and when this virtuous effect does not occur, the representative advances his procedure in order to obtain an authorization judgment.

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A Collective Actions Assistance Fund has been set up by the Government of Canada.

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If authorization is granted, the Judgment benefits all those who find themselves in an identical legal situation - and who have not excluded themselves from the group - ("opt-out" system). They can then very easily initiate their individual compensation claim.

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In France, we are far from benefiting from such a device. “Group” actions can only be initiated at the initiative of nationally approved consumer associations (in other words 5 associations), which quickly became disillusioned since all “Group” actions initiated were lost.

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It remains to organize grouped individual actions ...

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How does it work?

In the sphere of banking and financial law, abusive, illegal or twisted practices ... abound.

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The victims too, who must finance their procedure alone to access a Judge who will not understand the extent of the problem, since in civil matters, the Public Prosecutor's Office practically never intervenes, and that in criminal matters, it is cautious when did not initiate the prosecution. A solitude rarely paid for with success.

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Our firm takes the initiative to "open" proposals for group actions, in hypotheses in which the victims of deceptive practices are very numerous, but dispersed.

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The action is "open" and initiated free of charge if the number of entries in the Group is sufficient.

The action and information of participants is carried out entirely "online".

(Note: After initiating the action, annual membership is requested to cover the costs of the procedure, membership all the weaker the larger the number of registrants. This participation is subject to notification. individual and is subject to acceptance by each, with a withdrawal period of 15 days).

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The action is open to all lawyers who wish to participate, and come to strengthen the benches of the Defense.

How to register ? how to suggest an action?

We have dedicated a section of this site to these "Grouped" actions.

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Go to www.class-action.online

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ABOUT US

Our law firm was created in 1994 in Paris. It was born out of an overwhelming desire to defend consumers against the illegal or deceptive practices of certain financial service providers.

By designing a work model, simple and effective, specifically oriented towards the success of collective actions, we believe we have fulfilled this objective. Contact us to find out what we can do for you.