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Class Action for the Retail Financial Pension Service Consumers’ Protection: Offering the Model

PROBLEMS OF CIVIL PROCEDURE


S.A. Khalatov

S.A. KHALATOV,
Candidate of Legal Sciences,
Associate Professor of the Department of Civil Procedure
of the Ural State Law University

This article addressed class action for interest retail financial pension service consumers,
consisted of a brief comparative and historical analysis of class action. The author gives
a description of the appearance of group suits as a procedural phenomenon in the countries
of common law; types of group suits and differences in the institution of class action from
the classical (and common in Russia) institution of complicity. According to the author,
the advantage of a class action is equal protection of all members of the group. The article
gives a comparative legal overview and examples of the development and use of group
suits in different legal systems. In the article methods of forming groups for filing group
suits, fundamentals of consumer protection are disclosed; the issue of the procedure for the
implementation of procedural rights is considered. The author claims principle opportunity
class action for interest retail financial pension service consumers, suggests measures for
improvement of the civil procedure efficiency.

Keywords: group action; class action; consumer law; jurisdiction; proof; enforcement
proceedings.

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Information about the author

Khalatov S.A. (Yekaterinburg, Russia) – Candidate of Legal Sciences, Associate
Professor of the Department of Civil Procedure of the Ural State Law University (620137,
Yekaterinburg, Komsomolskaya St., 21, Room 404; e-mail: kafedra.gp@gmail.com).

Recommended citation

Khalatov S.A. Gruppovoj isk v interesakh potrebitelej roznichnykh finansovykh pensionnykh
uslug: predlozhenie modeli [Class Action for the Retail Financial Pension Service
Consumers’ Protection: Offering the Model]. Вестник гражданского процесса =
Herald of Civil Procedure, 2018, no. 3, p. 78–89. (In Russian) DOI: 10.24031/2226-0781-2018-8-3-78-89

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