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Therium Funds Class Action Against Domino’s Pizza Therium Capital Management is set to fund a class action being brought by law firm Phi Finney McDonald against Domino’s Pizza in Australia. The action alleges that Domino’s underpaid ‘casual’ workers between June 24, 2013 and January 24, 2018. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
Argentina Loses Appeal to US Supreme Court; Burford Sells Further 10% Stake The US Supreme Court has refused to hear Argentina’s preliminary jurisdictional appeal in the Peterson claim, which means the case will be heard in the US rather than Argentina. The news coincides with Burford selling a further 10% stake in the claim on the secondaries market for $100MM. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts
Innsworth Looks to Take Advantage of UKs New Collective Action Regime Innsworth Litigation Funding is financing the largest damages claim in UK legal history – the £14 billion Mastercard group action. The claim herald’s the rise of large, US-style class actions in the UK, and is the first to be levied under the collective action framework introduced by the Consumer Rights Act of 2015. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About
Murray Goulburn Settles IMF Bentham-Funded Class Action for $42MM The now-defunct Australian dairy processor Murray Goulburn has settled one of two outstanding class actions against it. Law firm Slater & Gordon and litigation funder IMF Bentham have secured a $42MM settlement for the more than 1,300 retail and institutional investors. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
One of LCM’s key areas of focus since its IPO has been the origination and execution of corporate portfolio transactions. The recent announcement of a portfolio funding partnership with a major aviation company, in which LCM will finance 38 worldwide disputes and contractual claims arising from the operations of the company for an initial 5-year rolling period, underscores the funder’s commitment to its corporate portfolio funding strategy. The transaction was led by Executive Vice Chairman…
Arbitral Institutions Are Eyeing Disclosure for Litigation Funders There is a big disclosure debate raging in the litigation funding community, one that has spilled over from the courts to Congress. Now it appears the topic of disclosure is popping up in arbitral institutions, which have experienced explosive growth in funded claims over the past several years. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
Burford Capital’s Aviva Will Named ‘Distinguished Leader’ by New York Law Journal New York Law Journal has released its list of 2019’s ‘Distinguished Leaders,’ and Burford senior managing director Aviva Will has made the list. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
IMF Bentham launches new US$500 million Fund in response to increased worldwide demand for dispute resolution finance SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA 20 JUNE 2019: IMF Bentham (ASX:IMF) (operating in the US and Canada as Bentham IMF) announces the launch of a new US$500 million fund (‘Fund 5’) to underwrite non-US disputes around the world. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
Litigation Funding Pops Up in Another South African IP Claim First there was the ‘Please Call Me’ case, where Nkosana Makate is suing Vodacam for allegedly poaching his idea for a free text app that signals to the recipient you’d like a call back (for users with no money left on their SIM cards). That case is being funded by litigation funder Raining Men Trade. Now we have Thandile Jwambi and Tatolo Kutumane, who are…