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On 10 September 2022, Stefan Tuinenga spoke on “the new frontier of collective actions” at the 26th IBA Annual Competition Conference in Florence. Topics of discussion included trends, challenges, and differences in approach to collective actions around the world. Stefan Tuinenga discussed admission criteria for collective actions in the Netherlands, the importance of litigation funding and developments in European legislation on collective actions.
Lindenbaum’s attorneys have been involved in some of the largest Dutch collective actions (WAMCA) proceedings to date, such as the claim by the Consumer Competition Claims Foundation against Apple and Take Back Your Privacy’s claims against TikTok on behalf of Dutch children. Mr. Tuinenga has succesfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in mass damages actions.
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