Dealing with joint and several liability when settling mass damages claims
For parties facing mass damages claims, it may be a more attractive option to settle than to litigate against a large number of claimants. But a settlement does not automatically secure ”global peace” in an international context. To achieve this, there are unique challenges to overcome that require careful analysis. In a recent article, Daan Beenders, Andries Polkerman and Jolling de Pree describe these challenges and provide practical guidance to help settling parties navigate the negotiation process.
The article is available in both Dutch and English:
More information about the cartel damages publication that our article was part of, can be found here.