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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The Selling of Arbitration Awards – Are your clients aware of their options?
James Delaney May 3rd, 2019

Litigation funding is now well understood as an option for Claimants pursuing international arbitration disputes to remove the financial cost burden of paying legal fees and expenses. The majority of legal budgets we see at TheJudge typically range between $1m-$15m, … Continued

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Davey v Money & Otrs – An unwelcome decision for funders?
Emily Thomas May 1st, 2019

On 17 April 2019, the High Court handed down a judgment that is likely to have significant repercussions for the commercial litigation funding industry. It was found that a third-party funder was liable for all of the defendants’ costs incurred … Continued

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Review of LASPO Part 2: Not much to see here…
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

The review of Part 2 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO), published earlier this month, leaves little to write home about but it does offer some hope with regard to the future use of damages-based … 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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Adverse costs cover – back in fashion
Robert Warner October 31st, 2018

Against many odds, adverse costs cover is back in fashion and it’s proving to be a valuable tool in helping law firms attract new clients. Following the Jackson reforms, there were question marks over whether this type of insurance could … 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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Could law firms remodel to take on hedge funds?
Verity Jackson-Grant October 1st, 2018

Whilst litigation funding can be an obvious solution for clients looking for assistance with their legal spend, it can come at a hefty price. This begs the question for how long will law firms sit back and allow hedge funds … Continued

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TheJudge’s September Insights
TheJudge September 17th, 2018

TheJudge’s Response to the Government’s Post-Implementation Review of Part 2 of LASPO 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 … Continued

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