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Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think
Robert Warner August 9th, 2019

The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they use when the need arises. But familiarity can lead to … Continued

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Competition Review
TheJudge July 15th, 2019

Creative solutions for financing competition litigation Deciding whether to pursue a competition claim following loss as a result of anti-competitive behaviour is not an easy decision to make. Potential claimants can find themselves in the frustrating situation of needing cash … Continued

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5 key considerations when obtaining adverse costs insurance for competition class actions
Verity Jackson-Grant July 8th, 2019

The competition class action arena is a lively market. In the largest cases, several groups rise up led by different law firms all competing in the book building process. The claimant must decide which group is offering the best deal for … Continued

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Creative solutions for financing competition litigation
Robert Warner July 8th, 2019

Deciding whether to pursue a claim following loss as a result of anti-competitive behaviour is not necessarily an easy decision to make.  In most cases, expensive expert witnesses must be engaged from the outset to be able to adequately assess … Continued

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We believe we’ve found a solution to the law firm portfolio financing dilemma
Verity Jackson-Grant July 3rd, 2019

We know that litigation and arbitration teams are under increasing pressure to offer innovative fee arrangements, but doing so is not always straightforward, particularly for larger practices. A race to the bottom in discounting charge-out rates is not a sustainable … Continued

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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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In the press
Will artificial intelligence revolutionise the litigation funding market any time soon? (Spoiler alert) Probably not!
Verity Jackson-Grant September 26th, 2019

It is no secret that applying for litigation funding can be arduous and time consuming. On the one hand, it’s no surprise that it might take some time to convince a funder to invest potentially millions of pounds in the … Continued

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Muddy Waters: Will Regulation Follow?
Verity Jackson-Grant September 13th, 2019

Will the Burford/Muddy Waters saga increase the likelihood of regulation for the litigation funding industry? It is not often that litigation funding makes the national, let alone international news, but the recent allegations made by Muddy Waters in respect of … Continued

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What’s the deal with DBA insurance?
Verity Jackson-Grant August 12th, 2019

Insurance is an increasingly popular option to mitigate the financial risk of a damages-based agreement. Verity Jackson Grant explains how it works and the potential benefits for your firm. Most disputes lawyers will have come across cases that would have … Continued

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Funding Insolvency Disputes: There are more options than you think
Robert Warner August 9th, 2019

The use of litigation funding is commonplace in insolvency disputes. Most IPs and insolvency solicitors have first-hand experience of putting funding in place and have “go to” contacts that they use when the need arises. But familiarity can lead to … Continued

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Funding and insurance for insolvency disputes
Verity Jackson-Grant July 15th, 2019

Administrators and liquidators have always had to take a creative approach to funding insolvency claims. Often lacking the funds to pay legal fees, they have been amongst those to benefit the most from the ability to combine CFAs, litigation funding … Continued

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