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Hong Kong Moving Towards Success-Fee Arrangements in International Arbitration Hong Kong is stepping up their international arbitration system, with the Department of Justice requesting the permission of success-fee arrangements from Hong Kong’s Law Reform Commission. The move follows the successful implementation of third party funding in international arbitration matters, and coincides with the city’s Arbitration Week.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
London, 22 October, 2019 – Therium Group Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of litigation finance globally with over $1 billion of assets under management, has added to its investment team in London with the appointment of James Dobias as an Investment Officer. James joins Therium from Slaughter and May, where he advised on a broad range of complex commercial disputes, as well as white-collar and corporate investigations, including: High-value follow-on and standalone competition damages claims, including collective…
Woodstock, NY—October 21, 2019 — Multi Funding USA, a leading pre-settlement funding provider serving law firms, attorneys and plaintiffs, announced that it has received authorization to provide pre-settlement funding to lawyers throughout the state of Ohio. Through its advanced and secure technology, attorneys can easily apply for litigation financing on Multi Funding USA’s secure website, and receive automated notifications, documentation, and funding in an expedited manner. Based in Woodstock, New York, Multi Funding serves…
Leading Welsh commercial law firm Acuity Law has agreed a £10 million litigation funding facility with the UK’s largest litigation funder by volume, Augusta Ventures. From its headquarters in Cardiff and offices in Swansea and London, Acuity provides legal advice to a portfolio of national and international business clients. The preferred arrangement offers Acuity’s clients competitive funding rates, with a time-efficient process in place to ensure effective decision making. Under the terms of the…
UK Court of Appeal Approves Therium’s £3B Opt-Out Class Action Against Google A UK Court of Appeal has approved the enormous U.S.-style class action against Google in the now infamous ‘Safari workaround’ claim. 4 million claimants will be represented in an opt-out action brought by Mishcon de Reya and backed by Therium Capital Management.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
SYDNEY (October 15 2019)  Leading litigation and disputes funder IMF Bentham Limited (IMF Bentham) (ASX:IMF) announces that it is acquiring Omni Bridgeway Holdings BV (Omni Bridgeway) to create a truly global diversified funder with over A$2.2 billion in capital to fund disputes and enforcement proceedings of significant size and complexity throughout the world. On completion of the deal IMF Bentham will acquire all of Omni Bridgeway’s investment and business activities. The minimum transaction value amounts to approximately…
IMF Bentham Funding Class Action Against CBL IMF Bentham is funding a shareholder class action against New Zealand-based CBL Corp., claiming the company failed to disclose that the Reserve Bank of New Zealand had been investigating its solvency for several years. CBL has since entered liquidation, leaving many shareholders out in the cold. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by