|Is a door being
opened to spurious investigation of
The plans, which were announced on November 5, propose to
introduce multi-party litigation, or class actions.
Of particular importance is the proposal to allow for
contingency fees, third-party litigation funders and public
financing. This would mean all three of the major tools used to
fund class actions would be available in Hong Kong.
If people have their grievance then they should be
entitled to their day in court. But are we opening a door
whereby a drop in share price will invite people to