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Prof. Diógenes Carvalho
Prof. Diógenes Carvalho PhD in Law from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), PhD. in Psychology (Behavioral Economics) from the Pontifical Catholic University of Goiás (PUC-GOIÁS). Master's degree in Economic Law from the University of Franca (UNIFRAN). Associate Professor at the Federal University of Goias (UFG), Catholic University of Goiás - (PUCGO),...
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Doctor Maria José Azar-Baud
Maria José Azar-Baud COLLECTIVE REDRESS IN FRANCE AND EUROPE Between Tradition and Modernity Maria José AZAR-BAUD is a Doctor in Law, with a double PhD from University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (France) and University of Buenos Aires (Argentina). She is an Associate Professor (Maître de conférences de France) at University of Paris-Sud (http://www.u-psud.fr), where she...
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Proffesor Miguel Sousa Ferro
Prof. Miguel Sousa Ferro ABSTRACT : Collective redress for antitrust damages in the European Union: where we stand Miguel Sousa Ferro is a Professor at the University of Lisbon Law School and at the European University in Lisbon, where he lectures in the fields of Competition Law, EU Law, Economic Law and Introduction to Economics. He...
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Prof. Claudia Lima
Prof. Claudia Lima Full Professor of Private International Law at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) in Porto Alegre , Brazil.  Lawyer (UFRGS), she holds a PhD. from Heidelberg University (Germany) , a LL.M. from Tübingen University (Germany) and a Diplom in European Integration (Europa-Institut Saare, Germany). Chair of the Committee on...
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Professor Ianika Tzankova
Prof. Ianika Tzankova Ianika is a full professor of Global Dispute Resolution and Mass Disputes at Tilburg University, an academic director of the honours program and interim academic directeur of the Global Law Program. She combines her academic activities with litigation project management and strategic and legal advisory work for internationally operating law firms and...
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Professor Albert Ruda
Prof Albert Ruda In October last year, a consumer organization sued Facebook before the courts for having treated personal data of its users without any authorization. Relying on the consumer protection legislation, inter alia, the claimant organization requests compensation for every Spanish user of that social network, at an amount of minimum € 200 per...
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Professor Astrid Stadler
Prof Astrid Stadler Professor Stadler completed her PhD in 1988 and qualified as a professor at the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1993. Since 1994 she has held a chair of private law, civil procedure law, private international law & comparative law at the University of Konstanz, Germany, and has had a part-time chair of...
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Professor Richard Marcus
Prof. Richard Marcus Richard Marcus holds the Coil Chair in Litigation at UC Hastings Law in San Francisco.  He is lead author of leading American casebooks on Complex Litigation and Civil Procedure.  Since 1996, he has served as Associate Reporter to the U.S. Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, which drafts amendments to the...
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Ms. Augusta Maciuleviciute
Augusta Maciuleviciute Collective redress in Europe – What role for consumer associations ? Augusta Maciuleviciute is a Team leader and a Senior Legal Officer at The European Consumer Organisation (BEUC). Specifically, she is working on the issues related to enforcement, collective actions and alternative dispute resolution. Augusta holds a degree in Law as well as...
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Adv. Joseph R. Saveri
JOSEPH R. SAVERI With 30 years of civil litigation experience, Mr. Saveri is one of his country’s top antitrust litigators and a leader with respect to the areas of complex civil and class action litigation.  He has investigated, prosecuted, and successfully resolved numerous antitrust class actions and other important landmark cases.  As court-appointed lead or...
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