Your lawyerReinier W.L. Russell, LL.M.
Reinier Russell advises national and international businesses on all facets of their day-to-day business operations. He has a broad range of specializations in questions regarding businesses, personnel, real estate, and government. He has been a lawyer since 1990. In addition, Reinier is certified as a mediator.
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Amsterdam, the Place to Settle
The unique possibility to declare collective settlements in class action cases binding upon all aggrieved parties only exists in the Netherlands. This possibility is based on the Dutch Collective Settlements Act (known as WCAM). Recently, the Amsterdam Court of Appeal has even opened its doors for cases that bind mostly non-Dutch nationals. To foreign (including American) companies, it can be an attractive alternative solution to settle claims from victims residing in different countries, because it is a choice opportunity that can be used to end cross-border mass disputes.
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