No cash in the attic: what now for insolvency litigation funding?
Robert Warner February 16th, 2017

There is no doubt that administrators and liquidators face unique challenges when approaching the issue of funding insolvency claims. Up to April 2016, the most common way of funding insolvency proceedings was by combining both conditional fees agreements (CFAs) and … Continued

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Essar v Norscot – a landmark judgement
Matthew Amey February 1st, 2017

The High Court judgment in Essar Oilfields Services Ltd v Norscot Rig Management Pvt Ltd [2016] was brought down by His Honour Judge Waksman QC (sitting as a deputy High Court judge). The report of its delivery on 15 September … 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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Mergers & Acquisitions – Financier Worldwide
TheJudge July 28th, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions: unlocking a deal through insurance An outstanding legal dispute, whether already in the courts or merely contemplated, can frustrate a merger or acquisition. Where the target company is facing a sizeable claim for damages, even if the … Continued

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Mistakes to avoid when approaching third party funders
TheJudge April 15th, 2014

This article was first published in the Global Arbitration Review online news, 15 April 2014   Far from encouraging unmeritorious claims, arbitration funders turn down the majority of cases they’re asked to finance. James Delaney, director of London-based funding … Continued

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The Price of Victory
James Blick January 23rd, 2014

The litigation funding process is becoming more flexible and client-friendly, writes James Blick Director at litigation funding specialist TheJudge The price of victory: Accessing alternative litigation funding for a claimant since 1 April is, in many ways, a much more … Continued

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Litigation Funding and ATE Insurance in 2014
Matthew Amey January 3rd, 2014

Increasingly competitive use of alternative fee arrangements will be one of this year’s challenges, Matthew Amey predicts As awareness of the Third Party Funding (TPF) market continues to increase amongst lawyers and their clients (in particular amongst corporate clients), we … Continued

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How to Win Cases and Influence People – Litigation Funding strives to go mainstream
Sarah Downey December 4th, 2013

As third-party funders enjoy robust growth within a buoyant disputes climate, Legal Business assesses current attitudes towards litigation’s controversial bankrollers. Third-party litigation funders have suffered bad PR for more than 40 years. Often depicted as lurking in the shadows of the … Continued

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Defending the Consumer
Carolyn Holmes September 5th, 2013

Will new legislation encourage more competitve corporate behaviour or fuel class actions? Carolyn Holmes looks at the consequences of legislation in Europe and the UK. There has been an ongoing movement throughout Europe in recent years to increase access to … Continued

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