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economic analysis of cost and fee rules for class actions

Donald N. Dewees

economic analysis of cost and fee rules for class actions

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Published by University of Toronto, Institute for Policy Analysis in Toronto .
Written in English

  • Canada,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Class actions (Civil procedure) -- Canada -- Costs.,
    • Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States -- Costs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Donald N. Dewees, J. Robert S. Prichard, Michael J. Trebilcock.
      SeriesWorking paper series / University of Toronto, Institute for Policy Analysis,, no. 7918, Working paper series (University of Toronto. Institute for Policy Analysis) ;, no. 7918.
      ContributionsPrichard, J. Robert S., Trebilcock, M. J.
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationii, 84 p. :
      Number of Pages84
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3824000M
      LC Control Number81134257

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Capitalized costs are incurred when building or purchasing fixed assets. CFOs represented a major advantage to funders and class action lawyers because they guaranteed a return for the funder from the entire judgment or settlement amount and allowed funders to commence open class actions without taking the time and incurring the cost of building a book of class action.

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Consumers recover at least $, in class actions, after deducting all attorneys’ fees and court costs—compared with a total of $86, in arbitration. Rule 54(d)(2)(C) is amended to recognize that Rule 23(h) now controls those aspects of attorney-fee motions in class actions to which it is addressed.

Committee Notes on Rules— Amendment Former Rule 54(d)(1) provided that the clerk may tax costs on 1 day's notice. persons have filed a civil class action in the federal courts alleging a comparable claim of employment discrimination against the same defendant or defendants.

In actions brought under this section, the court, in its discretion, may award to the prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees and costs, including expert witness fees, except where. and quantity of the data available for analysis.

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