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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Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues
Matthew Amey May 3rd, 2019

Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues The Abu-Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts have published a set of Litigation Funding Rules 2019 making them the first authority to issue such rules in the Middles … Continued

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Response to the Government’s Post-Implementation Review of Part 2 of LASPO
Matthew Amey September 6th, 2018

Given the significant impact the implementation of LASPO has had on the After the Event (ATE) insurance market, we felt it important to share our experience with the Ministry of Justice in response to their Post-Implementation Review of Part 2 … Continued

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How litigation insurance can reduce write offs whilst opening the door to significant success fees
Matthew Amey May 22nd, 2018

The biggest complaint that lawyers make about the third party funding market is the difficulty they experience in securing an acceptable offer for their client, specifically how that translates into wasted fee earner time and, more often than not, client … Continued

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Litigation risk to boom in 2017
Matthew Amey April 25th, 2017

Financial advisors must make sure their legal counsel is up to speed with the options available. According to forecasts, 2017 is set to be a record-breaking year for commercial disputes, and FDs and financial advisors need to consider carefully their … Continued

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A month of surprises follows explosive growth in third party funding
Matthew Amey October 24th, 2016

This article first appeared in Legal Week on 24 October 2016. 2016 has proven to be a significant year for the third-party funding market The third party funding market has seen exponential growth since its inception, but 2016 has arguably … Continued

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Protecting IPs from Personal Liability Ensuring the Adequacy of ATE and Funding Agreements
Matthew Amey July 16th, 2015

Becoming the appointed liquidator of a business that has pending litigation poses both opportunity and risk. With the right legal team, that pending litigation becomes a viable asset that an IP is duty bound to pursue, however the potential rewards … Continued

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When is the lesser of, the greater of?
Matthew Amey November 3rd, 2014

Whilst the professional litigation funding market hasn’t been around for quite long enough to label any of the pricing models “traditional”, there are typical structures. The most prevalent is that of a funder collecting a fee which is the “greater … Continued

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The Dilemma of Exclusivity Periods
Matthew Amey August 6th, 2014

The Dilemma of Exclusivity Periods When Arranging Arbitration Finance Any lawyer that has explored arbitration finance will doubtless be familiar with the scenario. You approach a funder who expresses interest in funding the case, perhaps gives you a quick indication … Continued

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