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Germany’s Long Way to Class Actions – The Implementation of the EU Directive on Representative Actions for the Protection of the Collective Interests of Consumers

Class actions are historically unfamiliar to German civil procedural law. Transferring the findings and evaluations of a single model case to various cases with a similar background contradicts a cornerstone principle of German civil procedural law – that the assertion of claims on behalf of a third party is prohibited.