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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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Independent brokers critical in growing litigation funding market
TheJudge April 6th, 2018

As Canada’s litigation funding and insurance market grows, truly independent brokers will become more important for lawyers seeking the best deal for clients, says Nick Robson, managing director of JusticeRisk Solutions (JRS). Robson tells AdvocateDaily.com that some players in the burgeoning sector are better described as … Continued

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ATE insurance helps mitigate a host of risks
TheJudge April 6th, 2018

After-the-event (ATE) insurance has branched out beyond personal injury cases and is now available for all sorts of litigation, says Nick Robson, vice-president and general counsel in the Toronto office of the TheJudge Global. “Traditionally, people have associated ATE insurance with the … Continued

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Decision a game-changer for ATE insurance
TheJudge December 14th, 2017

A game-changing Superior Court decision paves the way for plaintiffs to recover the cost of their after-the-event (ATE) insurance premiums and level the playing field in personal injury actions, says Nick Robson, managing director of JusticeRisk Solutions (JRS). The case involved a … Continued

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TheJudge Opens 2 Offices in Canada
TheJudge December 4th, 2017

UK-based litigation financier and insurance broker TheJudge has opened two new offices in Toronto and Vancouver, in a bid to expand into the growing Canadian litigation finance market. Click here to read full article.

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Armstong ruling allows recovery of ATE insurance premiums
TheJudge November 30th, 2017

  A landmark decision for access to justice in Ontario has paved the way for plaintiffs to recover the full cost of their ATE insurance premiums as a recoverable disbursement to be paid by the unsuccessful defendant. Justice Salmers in … Continued

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Something new for the US Litigation & Arbitration Market:
TheJudge July 13th, 2017

While litigation finance is generally well-known in the US market, the concept of litigation insurance is less familiar to most attorneys. Based in the Chrysler building in New York, and with offices opening in Los Angeles in July 2017, we … Continued

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Contingency Fee Insurance
TheJudge July 13th, 2017

Contingency Fee Insurance has been referred to as a potential “game-changer” for US law firms – the “G” word is often overused, but in this context, it may be justified. So, what is it and how does it work? This … Continued

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Hong Kong Allows Third Party Funding
TheJudge July 10th, 2017

On the 14th of June 2017 Hong Kong’s Legislative Council passed a law which permits third party funding for arbitrations based in Hong Kong. It does extend to cover arbitrations in other territories where the work associated with the arbitration … Continued

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