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Keeping the options open: weighing up funding and insurance for clients
Erso January 7th, 2023

A multi-national, well-resourced corporate approaches your firm about a large, cross-border dispute which seems to have strong merits and will keep a litigation team busy for the next few years. That all sounds like a good day in the office … Continued

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Erso Capital launches additional $500m Litigation Fund dedicated to Patent Disputes.
Erso September 28th, 2022

Erso Capital is delighted to announce that we have launched a dedicated fund to finance patent litigation opportunities around the world with access to in excess of $500 million in capital between discretionary funds, single managed accounts and co-investment funds. … Continued

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Former Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner Dispute Lawyer Joins Erso
Erso May 9th, 2022

  The team at Erso are delighted to announce the arrival of Sarah Breckenridge to our team.  Sarah joins as an Investment Manager in Erso’s UK team. Prior to joining Erso, Sarah worked as a corporate/commercial litigator at Bryan Cave … Continued

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RENEWAL OF DIAC RULES INCLUDE UPDATES ON THIRD PARTY FUNDING AND COSTS RECOVERY
Erso April 29th, 2022

On the 2nd of March 2022, the Dubai International Arbitration Centre (“DIAC”) published the DIAC Arbitration Rules 2022 (“the 2022 Rules”). The Rules follow the re-launch of DIAC by Decree No. 34 of Year 2021, which abolished existing arbitration centres … Continued

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Erso Launches sub-funding facility for smaller value commercial disputes
Erso March 24th, 2022

While we regularly invest in largescale litigation matters, at Erso we’ve always recognised the lack of available capital in the litigation funding market to support commercial disputes that require relatively small funding commitments (e.g., those requiring between £100k – £500k, … Continued

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High Court upholds award of costs for third party funding
Erso January 18th, 2022

In Tenke Fungurume Mining SA v. Katanga Contracting Services[i], a recent High Court decision reinforces the reluctance of the English courts to intervene in arbitration appeals and confirms the approach taken by the court in Essar[ii] in which a section … Continued

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New joiner- Erso hires former Amtrust senior underwriter
Erso September 7th, 2021

We’re delighted to announce that Bob Knock has joined Erso as one of our Investment Counsel team. Bob has a longstanding career in assessing legal risks on behalf of several specialist litigation insurers as well as cost budgeting from his … Continued

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District of New Jersey Adopts Rule Requiring Disclosure of Third-Party Litigation Funding
Erso July 20th, 2021

The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey recently amended its local rules to require disclosures about third-party litigation funding in cases before the Court. On June 22, 2021, the Court adopted Local Civil Rule 7.1.1, which … Continued

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Erso launches to positive global media coverage
Erso March 3rd, 2021

  As reported in Bloomberg News, TheLawyer, Thompson Reuters, Law360 and many others. We are delighted to announce that specialist, tier 1 Chambers & Partners ranked, litigation insurance broker TheJudge Group has been acquired by the Thomas Miller Group, an … Continued

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