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Noted litigation funder Legalist has brought on former federal judge Jeremy Fogel to serve on its advisory board. He replaces former federal appeals court judge Richard Posner—whose health issues caused him to vacate his position at Legalist earlier this year. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional…
As Litigation Finance has grown, so has industry suspicion over the practice. Some groups are obsessed with the idea that lit fin requires greater oversight and even reform. In August of this year, the ABA distributed its Best Practices for Third-Party Litigation guidelines. This document is the first time the ABA has formally addressed Litigation Finance since 2012. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored…
Should a court deny the release of a document if that document is being used to set up a litigation strategy? Australian courts say yes. This is not the first time in recent history that a judge has refused to release confidential insurance documents in a class action case. A similar decision was handed down in April, when a Federal Court refused access to insurance documents in a case against car parts manufacturer, Davantage. This…
For more than 10 years, Woodsford has provided funding for litigation and international arbitration. The firm prides itself on being a specialist firm with industry expertise in a variety of niche specialties. Woodsford has added two members to its advisory board. The current advisory panel has eight members, including criminal prosecutors, corporate litigators, former high-court judges, and other industry leaders. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team…
Rebecca Berrebi is a litigation consultant whose firm, Avenue 33 LLC, provides insight and advice to a variety of clients. Her expertise spans many industries and she has clients across the globe—including Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and North America. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional…
A contentious legal battle between artist Akiane Kramarik and Carole Corneliuson of Art & SoulWorks is well underway. The artist earned worldwide acclaim after an appearance on the Oprah Winfrey show when she was only nine. Since then, her art has been reproduced and sold around the globe. As financial discrepancies emerged and poor reproductions of Kramarik’s work came to light, legal action was taken to dissolve the business relationship and prevent Art & Soulworks…
Omni Bridgeway continues its US expansion with three new hires in New York, bringing on Megan Easley and Austin Ginnings as Legal Counsel and increasing gender diversity on its US investment committee with the addition of Martha E. Solinger. Allison K. Chock, Omni Bridgeway’s Chief Investment Officer-US, notes, “Omni Bridgeway has developed a team that delivers what sophisticated clients with meritorious claims need most: a thorough but rapid internal investment analysis. Our quick vetting process…
A Liverpool firm has recently entered a partnership with Therium Capital Management—a global litigation funder—to form a fund of GBP 50 million to fund large litigation claims. Provenio Litigation consults on national and international disputes in high-value cases. Like most firms, Provenio is bracing for a spike in COVID-related litigation. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored…
Citing a need for ‘better visibility,’ UK law firm Rosenblatt has announced that the company is holding off on deciding whether or not to pay dividends this year. Hit hard by COVID, the firm announced that the decision won’t be made until year’s end, when it hopes to better understand the company’s annualized performance. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members,…
Should energy companies be able to sue governments when climate change impacts their business? A potential overhaul to the UK private court system might have prevented that altogether. However, negotiators have ruled out any new rules that would prevent fossil fuel and other energy-producing companies from suing governments. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695…