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'The Diesel Emissions Scandal in England and Wales' in Enforcing Consumer and Capital Markets Law

By Dr John Sorabji, Senior Teaching Fellow at UCL Laws

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13 August 2020

Publication details

Sorabji, John (2020) ‘England and Wales’ in Gsell, Beate and Möllers, Thomas M.J. (eds.) Enforcing Consumer and Capital Markets Law: The Diesel Emissions Scandal, Cambridge: Intersentia, p. 119-150.

Publication summary

Enforcing Consumer and Capital Markets Law: The Diesel Emissions Scandal is an international and intradisciplinary work. On the example of one topical and global collective damage event with far reaching consequences for both consumers and investors, this work critically analyses the various approaches of public and private law enforcement and their effectiveness across several jurisdictions, namely those of Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, England and Wales, Italy, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Portugal, Australia, Brazil, China and the United States of America.

Dr Sorabji’s chapter considers, by reference to two case studies based on the Diesel Emissions Scandal, the approach to consumer protection and capital markets law enforcement in England and Wales.

Find out more about Enforcing Consumer and Capital Markets Law.

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