Belgium Allows Class Actions For GDPR Infringements

Author:Mr Laurent De Muyter, Undine von Diemar, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk, Bastiaan A. Kout, Jonathon Little, Martin Lotz, Hatziri Minaudier, Selma Olthof, Audrey M. Paquet, Sara Rizzon, Irene Robledo, Elizabeth A. Robertson and Rhys Thomas
Profession:Jones Day

On July 19, the Belgian Federal Parliament adopted a law allowing class actions in Belgium for GDPR infringements (source document in French and Dutch). Class actions in Belgium are open not only to consumers but also to small and medium-size undertakings. The law still needs to be published in the official journal, but the provision about class action for GDPR infringements will...

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