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Jonathan Fitchen

Given that the UK Supreme Court has given permission to hear a third appeal concerning collective actions – two of which have direct cross-border relevance (Merricks v MasterCard Inc [2019] EWCA Civ 674; Okpabi and others v Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Ltd [2018] EWCA Civ 191; and Wm Morrisons Supermarkets Plc v Various Claimants [2018] EWCA Civ 2339) – it may be timely to also reflect on the development of border-crossing collective actions considered in a European context.

To this end, Csongor István Nagy (of University of Szeged’s Faculty of Law) has just published an interesting open access monograph with Springer on collective actions in Europe. It is called Collective Actions in Europe – A Comparative, Economic and Transsystemic Analysis and is available at .