US-style litigation culture? Only if you like alternative facts!

The howls of protest from business groups could be heard across Europe. On 11 April, the Commission proposed to make collective compensation claims possible when large numbers of consumers have been harmed by the same trader. Cue uproar and pandemonium....

Consumer greetings from Buenos Aires: My days at the WTO Ministerial Conference

Last week, the 164 members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) convened in Buenos Aires for their biannual ministerial conference. Although expectations before the conference were low, they were undercut by the actual outcomes. Most countries had hoped for fresh...

/ December 20, 2017