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Finance directors need to understand the litigation funding options
Verity Jackson-Grant May 17th, 2018

With so much choice in the market, finance directors can struggle to see the wood for the trees when looking for the right funding for their legal action. They would be forgiven for assuming litigation funding should be their first … Continued

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Sharing the DBA Fee Risk
James Delaney May 25th, 2017

DBA insurance could expand the use of damages-based agreements in commercial litigation, with law firms able to boost their profit while limiting their exposure By James Delaney – as published in The Lawyer on 25 May 2017 https://www.thelawyer.com/knowledge-bank/white-paper/sharing-dba-fee-risk/ Damages-based agreements … 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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My career story: “I went from Clifford Chance to litigation funding”
TheJudge February 6th, 2017

Erika Levin worked in private practice for a variety of firms, including Clifford Chance in New York. She is now senior vice president and general counsel at litigation funder and insurance broker TheJudge.   My career story: “I went from Clifford … Continued

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Jackson One Year On: Survivor or Victim?
TheJudge October 25th, 2016

Since the Jackson reforms to civil litigation were introduced this time last year, their impact has been more severe for some than for others. Here, we provide an overview of how different areas of the litigation world have been affected. … Continued

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Trend For Alternative Funding Gathers Pace
James Delaney February 27th, 2015

In the world of litigation finance, 2014 could easily be summed up as the year of “it’s too soon to tell” – a phrase uttered by many when considering the impact the Jackson reforms had on third-party funding and after-the-event (ATE) insurance. By contrast, the … Continued

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To Sell or to Fund? Litigation Funding or Asset Sale/Assignment
James Blick May 22nd, 2014

One of the basic principles of third party litigation funding in the UK market is that the funder cannot take an assignment of the claim. Therefore, the traditional model of third party funding sees the funder invest in the claimant, … Continued

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Litigation Funders Feel Pain of Defeat
TheJudge January 23rd, 2014

When a High Court judge rejected a $1.6bn claim against oil explorer Gulf Keystone last month, over disputed rights to Iraqi oilfields, it was not only the claimant, Excalibur Ventures, that lost out. Its financial backers in the case found … Continued

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Funding and ATE: whats to come in 2014
TheJudge January 20th, 2014

What developments can we expect in ATE and litigation funding in the coming year? The start of a new year is always an opportune time to take a look at what the next 12 months have in store. So what … Continued

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