|Statement||Office of Fair Trading.|
|Contributions||Great Britain. Office of Fair Trading.|
Consumer products affect thousands or even millions of consumers. Company misconduct can affect thousands of investors, in multiple jurisdictions. The existence of collective redress mechanisms may be an arguably is a necessary consequence of the complex global economy in which we live. This book charts the transformative shifts in techniques that seek to deliver collective redress, especially for mass consumer claims in Europe. It shows how traditional approaches of class litigation (old technology) have been eclipsed by the new technology of regulatory redress techniques and consumer describes a series of these techniques, each . COLLECTIVE redress mechanisms in consumer protection in the European Sectoral collective redress mechanisms a. Consumer law b. Competition law COLLECTIVE REDRESS MECHANISMS IN CONSUMER PROTECTION IN THE EUROPEAN UNION AND SOUTH EAST EUROPE - COMPARATIVE STUDY - 4 Sigurdson and Roine Consumer Redress Mechanisms (), at 3 5 R.S.S. c C, ss 31 (a) and (b) 6 This is one of the main themes of Cranston Consumers and the Law (). See in particular ch 3: 'The aim of this part of the book is to demonstrate that the private law is an inadequate tool of consumer protection' (at 67).