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Your Name June 11th, 2019

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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 May Insights
TheJudge May 10th, 2019

Don’t fall foul of the updated SRA obligations Unless you are new to dispute resolution, it is likely that you’ll have a good understanding of litigation funding and ATE insurance and will engage in regular discussions with your clients about the … 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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Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues
Matthew Amey May 3rd, 2019

Insurance is an essential ingredient as the global expansion of litigation funding continues The Abu-Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM) Courts have published a set of Litigation Funding Rules 2019 making them the first authority to issue such rules in the Middles … 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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Adverse costs insurance: Differing perspectives
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

Whilst attending a conference recently I was surprised to hear a representative of a well-known funder state that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it was becoming increasingly difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs … 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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ATE Premiums Remain Recoverable for Defamation and Privacy Cases
TheJudge December 3rd, 2018

The Government has announced that it will now commence s44 of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 (‘LASPO’) in relation to defamation and privacy cases meaning that, as of 6 April 2019, conditional fee agreement success fees … Continued

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In the press
Davey v Money & Ors: Beware of leaving the litigation funder to arrange the client’s ATE insurance
Verity Jackson-Grant June 11th, 2019

The judgement in Davey v Money v ChapelGate [2019] EWHC 997 (Ch) will have come as a disappointment to the litigation funding community. After all, the “Arkin option” doesn’t have the same ring of certainty as the “Arkin cap”. But … Continued

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Don’t fall foul of the updated SRA obligations
Verity Jackson-Grant May 1st, 2019

Unless you are new to dispute resolution, it is likely you’ll have a good understanding of litigation funding and After the Event (ATE) insurance. You probably have your fair share of “go-to” contacts that you call when the need arises. … Continued

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Adverse costs insurance: Differing perspectives
Verity Jackson-Grant February 25th, 2019

Whilst attending a conference recently I was surprised to hear a representative of a well-known funder state that there are significant capacity issues within the ATE market and that it was becoming increasingly difficult for claimants to obtain adverse costs … 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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Litigation funding and insurance: avoiding rogue players
Verity Jackson-Grant February 7th, 2019

In any financial services sector, you will find a spectrum of companies with different credentials. At one end of the spectrum there will be legitimate entities, highly experienced companies serving the needs of their client base and moving the industry … Continued

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