Proposed US Legislation Focuses on Disclosure and National Security
Erso November 6th, 2023

On September 14, 2023, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and John Kennedy (R-LA) and U.S. Representative Mike Johnson (R-LA), recently elected as Speaker of the House, introduced the “Protecting Our Courts from Foreign Manipulation Act of 2023,” stating that the … Continued

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A bump in the road: R(on the application of PACCAR Inc) v Competition Appeal Tribunal [2023]
Erso August 14th, 2023

A bump in the road: R(on the application of PACCAR Inc) v Competition Appeal Tribunal [2023] On 26 July the Supreme Court handed down its judgment in R(on the application of PACCAR Inc) v Competition Appeal Tribunal [2023], a decision … Continued

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Can an ATE policy be good security in a claim where there are allegations of dishonesty or fraud?
Erso June 5th, 2023

Matthew Amey of TheJudge recently wrote an article for Practical Law on the High Court’s judgment in Saxon Woods Investment Ltd v Francesco Costa and others [2023] EWHC 850 (Ch). He considers the questions the court will examine when deciding … Continued

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Collective actions: is it time to climb beyond the foothills?
Erso March 20th, 2023

There has been much talk about a recent judgment of the Kings’ Bench Division of the High Court in which Mr Justice Robin Knowles has refused to strike out a representative action brought by Commission Recovery Limited on behalf of … Continued

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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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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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