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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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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 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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Court of Appeal decision in Zuberi v Lexlaw ushers in new era for DBAs
Matthew Amey February 24th, 2021

I have extolled the virtues of Damages-based agreements (DBAs) for clients and law firms in commercial litigation since they became permissible in England and Wales in 2013. They are a  simple and straightforward form of fee arrangement, that creates a … Continued

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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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Large indemnities for group claims– the new norm?
Erso March 11th, 2020

Put your case in pole position: TheJudge closes a policy with over £30m of cover With the rise in group litigations, in particular in the competition and securities sector, it’s natural that demand for adverse costs insurance policies with high … Continued

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