Given the globalized scale of the current economic system, effective collective redress mechanisms represent a fundamental tool for consumers and citizens. While in the United States collective actions constitute a common instrument, in the European context their development has been more complex. After a Recommendation issued by the European Commission in 2013, several models have been adopted or reformed across Europe. The regulatory competition approach has been preferred in respect of the simple harmonization of the several national rules. In particular, the French system adopted a completely new tool, the action de groupe, in 2014, while in the UK an option for opt-out collective actions has been recently introduced. [---] This article will analyse the new Italian reform in a comparative perspective with the French model.