Consumers’ Association v Qualcomm Incorporated: preparing to fight on Anti-Avoidance Endorsements
Erso May 31st, 2022

Author: Sarah Breckenridge In the Competition Appeal Tribunal, claimant and defendant arguments around the grant, nature and scope of a Collective Proceedings Order (“CPO”) are developing quickly. The issues around opt-in and opt-out seen in Le Patourel v BT for … Continued

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Litigation funding reform in Ireland?
Erso April 29th, 2022

Chief Justice highlights the need to consider litigation funding reform for access to justice in Ireland The Chief Justice of Ireland has spoken out, identifying reform of third-party litigation funding, as a possible means through which access to justice can … Continued

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New Delaware Supreme Court decision opens door to recovering cost of litigation funding
Erso April 29th, 2022

In the U.S., the general rule is that each party in a legal proceeding pays its own costs and fees. There are some exceptions under which federal courts, and occasionally federal agencies, may order the losing party to pay the … Continued

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Tech Giants fail in bids to reveal ATE premiums in the CAT
Erso May 9th, 2022

The Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) has refused to disclose a proposed representative claimant’s after-the-event insurance premiums to Google, ruling for the second time in recent months, that to do so would give the defendant an ‘unfair tactical advantage’. As part … Continued

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Mischon De Reya launches litigation finance venture
Erso September 12th, 2021

Industry News – Mischon De Reya launches litigation finance venture with £150m of capital Law firms can access a litigation finance facility in several ways.  A firm may have access to a dedicated and highly bespoke finance facility managed by … Continued

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Litigation funding given the official greenlight in the Cayman Islands
Erso July 20th, 2021

On the 1st of May 2021, The Private Funding of Legal Service Act 2020 (“The Act”) officially legalised litigation funding in the Cayman Islands and codified the rules for its use. Previously, the use of private litigation funding had been … Continued

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Erso Capital Q1 Update – Examples of our completed transactions
Erso June 9th, 2021

The first quarter of 2021 has proven a busy time for Erso Capital’s global team. We have seen strong demand for funding, particularly for single case transactions.  As expected, our initial portfolio of closed transactions represents a diverse range of … Continued

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City Bar Litigation Funding Working Group Presents Report
Erso February 24th, 2021

On January 27, 2021, the Litigation Funding Working Group of the New York City Bar Association presented its report on the history and current legal landscape of litigation funding. The City Bar established the Working Group in October 2018to study … Continued

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Former Hughes Hubbard & Reed New York litigator joins Erso Capital
Erso February 1st, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Caroline Parker-Beadurias has joined Erso as one of the team’s Investment Counsel. Prior to joining Erso, Caroline was a litigator in the disputes practice at the New York office of Hughes Hubbard & Reed … Continued

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