We look forward to seeing you soon in Berlin!


Our 29th Congress is about to start on 7 and 8 November 2019! We are very excited about welcoming you in Berlin and look forward to lively and topical discussions with you.

We hope that you are just as impressed as we are with the incredible number of high-calibre speakers and experts from around the world. They will share with us their ideas and scrutinise the latest developments in collective redress and class actions: for instance, in Germany the procedure against VW in the Dieselgate case started and the German Musterfeststellungsklage is finally being tested. Moreover, you will find out how class actions work in the US and Australia and how they are financed.  

We think that our congress theme is highly topical and that hardly anyone who deals with access to justice can escape the discussions on collective redress and class actions nowadays. Therefore, we will raise fundamental questions and cannot wait to discuss these with you!

Sincerely yours,


Simon Warr (RIAD President) and Antje Fedderke (RIAD Secretary General)


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Why Attend

Stay Current

Keep ahead of the competition and stay relevant by learning the latest trends and best practices and experiencing the latest developments up close and personal

Get Top-Notch Insights

Benefit from interactive and solution-focused presentations and hear the latest advances from prestigious keynote speakers

Advance Your Business

Add new knowledge and skills to your professional toolbox and stay competitive in an ever-changing global environment


Find Your Inspiration

Interact with top experts and learn what they’ve done to achieve success in order to motivate yourself toward action

Make Connections

Ask questions, seek advice and meet people from different backgrounds coming from different angles. Gain inspiration and opportunities from a new alliance, business partner, mentor or employer

Take Up the Challenge

Get to know and discuss new and unexpected aspects of collective redress/class action

About RIAD

RIAD is the International Association of more than 50 companies from around the world that offer either legal protection insurance or act as service providers in this area. RIAD members carry on specialised services in the area of legal protection insurance, in particular providing legal advice, representing insured persons out-of-court as well as in-court, and bearing the costs of legal proceeding. They generate premium income in the magnitude of around €3.3bn per annum and as facilitators of access to law and justice contribute to the welfare of its insurers.

RIAD represents and defends the interests of its members and promotes worldwide how they facilitate access to law and justice. Based in Brussels, RIAD and its members endorse the legal protection idea and the recognition of legal protection insurers and their employed lawyers as fully-fledged participants in the legal services market worldwide. RIAD and its members seize and implement new ideas and enhance legal protection in the interest and for the benefit of customers.

More information on our webpage: www.riad-online.eu


2018 Highlights

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