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Global Economic Turbulence – The equalizer opportunity for international arbitration lawyers
Erso June 18th, 2020

A few weeks ago was a dire week in the global financial markets, following the US Federal Reserve’s pessimistic warnings about the slow economic growth ahead.  Both big and small businesses are suffering alike.  Whether because of drastic government bailouts, … Continued

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Funding Insolvency Disputes
Erso August 9th, 2019

Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they … Continued

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Litigation funders, group claims and security for costs: Rowe and others v Ingenious Media Holdings Plc and others
Matthew Amey March 4th, 2020

Litigation funders and after the event (ATE) insurers will be carefully reviewing a judgment delivered by Nugee J in the Rowe and others v Ingenious Media litigation because it will affect a number of group claims which, by their nature, … Continued

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Muddy Waters: Will Regulation Follow?
Verity Jackson-Grant September 13th, 2019

Will the Burford/Muddy Waters saga increase the likelihood of regulation for the litigation funding industry? It is not often that litigation funding makes the national, let alone international news, but the recent allegations made by Muddy Waters in respect of … Continued

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Funding Insolvency Disputes
Robert Warner August 9th, 2019

Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they … Continued

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Davey v Money & Ors
Verity Jackson-Grant June 11th, 2019

Davey v Money & Ors: Beware of leaving the litigation funder to arrange the client’s ATE insurance The judgement in Davey v Money v ChapelGate [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) will have come as a disappointment to the litigation funding community. … Continued

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Adverse costs insurance: Differing perspectives
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

Whilst attending a conference recently I was surprised to hear a representative of a well-known funder state that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it was becoming increasingly difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs … Continued

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Avoiding Rogue Players
Verity Jackson-Grant February 7th, 2019

Litigation funding and insurance: avoiding rogue players In any financial services sector, you will find a spectrum of companies with different credentials. At one end of the spectrum there will be legitimate entities, highly experienced companies serving the needs of … Continued

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Litigation Funding Agreement: what to consider
Verity Jackson-Grant October 24th, 2018

What claimants need to consider before entering into a litigation funding agreement As the litigation funding market grows, claimants are faced with increased choice when sourcing funding and have more leverage when agreeing terms than ever before. Whilst “off the … Continued

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