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Focus on Arbitration
TheJudge May 10th, 2019

Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues Folllowing the publication of the Abu-Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts set of Litigation Funding Rules 2019, Matthew Amey explores whether such guidelines can act as a catalyst … Continued

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TheJudge’s February Update
TheJudge March 7th, 2019

Adverse Costs Insurance – Differing Perspectives A representative of a well-known funder recently stated that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it is becoming more and more difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs insurance … Continued

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TheJudge’s October Update
TheJudge November 12th, 2018

Adverse costs cover – back in fashion The Jackson reforms had the potential to significantly disrupt the adverse costs insurance market and many questioned whether it could withstand the challenges the resulting Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act … Continued

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Arbitration Finance – October Update
TheJudge October 19th, 2018

Funded Claimants in BIT claim against Venezuela ordered to pay Security for Costs – a sign of things to come in BITs going forward? In this article, Matthew Amey discusses recent cases focusing on the increasingly important issue of the … Continued

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Response to the Government’s Post-Implementation Review of Part 2 of LASPO
TheJudge 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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New Exclusive
TheJudge January 4th, 2018

Cost-free deeds of indemnity and deferred ATE premiums for insolvency practitioners   TheJudge has secured an exclusive agreement with a leading ‘A-rated’ insurer to provide our Insolvency Practitioner (“IP”) clients with a cost-free extension to meet a security for costs … Continued

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Recoverability of ATE Premiums in Defamation Cases
TheJudge November 28th, 2017

As you will no doubt be aware the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (LASPO) saw the demise of recoverable premiums in After the Event insurance, for the vast majority of case types. Defamation, however, did not … Continued

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Litigation Finance and Insurance
TheJudge October 18th, 2017

Litigation Finance and Insurance – Quick Indication Service:  assisting to secure your engagement   Let’s be honest, making an application for litigation finance and/or insurance is a reasonable time investment for lawyers.  Obviously, as brokers we can vastly accelerate the … Continued

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Are deferred and contingent premiums still available?
TheJudge October 18th, 2017

Market Capacity Update: adverse costs insurance – are deferred and contingent premiums still available? One query we are often asked prior to an application being made, is whether it’s still possible to secure deferred and contingent premiums.  The short answer … Continued

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