The entry into force of the UK Consumer Rights Act 2015 (the “CRA”) on 1 October 2015 marks the introduction of opt-out class actions in the UK, further transforming the legal landscape for private damages claims in the UK. Together with further changes as a result of the UK’s implementation of the new EU Damages Directive, and the pragmatic approach of the English courts to difficult but important procedural issues, such as disclosure, this reform will likely confirm the
The UK Parliament’s Consumer Rights Act 2015 enters into force
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