The Dutch Collective Settlements Act and Private International Law

Civil law and civil procedure / Special agreement

The Dutch Collective Settlements Act and Private International Law

Summary

This report analyses the relationship between private international law and collective settlements concluded for the benefit of foreign interested parties under the 2005 Dutch Collective Settlements Act (WCAM). The principal object of the research was to assess the suitability of existing private international law instruments at the national, European and international levels for the application of WCAM in transnational mass damage cases.

Index

Samenvatting
Executive summary
Abbreviations

  1. Introduction
  2. International jurisdiction and 'collective settlements' under the WCAM
  3. Notification of foreign interested parties
  4. Representation of foreign interested parties
  5. International recognition
  6. Applicable law
  7. Conclusions and recommendations
Bibliography
Table of cases
Annexes

Publication data

Author(s):
Lith, H. van
Organization(s):
Erasmus University Rotterdam, School of Law, WODC
Place of publication:
Rotterdam
Publisher:
Erasmus University Rotterdam, School of Law
Year of publication:
2010

Order information

Address:
Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam - School of Law
Phone:
010 4081547
Fax:
010 5432911
Website:
www.esl.eur.nl