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Vannin Capital, the global expert in legal finance, has today announced the appointment of Associate Directors Anastasia Davis Bondarenko in Paris and James Williamson in London.  Anastasia Davis Bondarenko has joined Vannin’s Paris office as part of the global International Arbitration team. She joins from Three Crowns LLP, where she worked as an Associate from 2014 to 2018. During her time at Three Crowns, and before that at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Dentons, she…
RGL Partners with All Square in Augusta-Funded Claim Against NAB & Clydesdale RGL Management has teamed up with All Square Finance Limited in a class action against NAB and Clydesdale bank that is being funded by Augusta Ventures. The action alleges that the now ASX and LSE-listed Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank, formerly owned by NAB, defrauded over 8,000 businesses and individuals between 2001 and 2012 by offering fixed rate loans that were actually floating rate. The claim…
RGL Partners with All Square in Augusta-Funded Claim Against NAB & Clydesdale RGL Management has teamed up with All Square Finance Limited in a class action against NAB and Clydesdale bank that is being funded by Augusta Ventures. The action alleges that the now ASX and LSE-listed Clydesdale & Yorkshire Bank, formerly owned by NAB, defrauded over 8,000 businesses and individuals between 2001 and 2012 by offering fixed rate loans that were actually floating rate. The claim…
IMF Bentham Pursues Class Action in Flammable Cladding Claim Litigation funder IMF Bentham is partnering with Australian law firm William Roberts Lawyers to file a class action claim representing thousands of residential, commercial and mixed use real estate owners whose property was destroyed in the 2014 Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
Australian Law Reform Commission President Cites Burford Example in Attack on Burgeoning Secondaries Market for Litigation Finance At a recent conference put on the by the Association of Litigation Funders Australia (the Aussie version of the UK-based organization), Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) president Sarah Derrington derided Burford Capital’s secondary sale of 25% of its stake in the claim against the Argentinian government’s nationalization of an oil company. Derrington cited Burford’s sale as an example of “trafficking in…
The Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC) Statement Regarding the Georgia Supreme Court Decision Ruth v. Cherokee Funding WASHINGTON (PRWEB) OCTOBER 26, 2018 “We are very pleased that the Supreme Court in Georgia took its time in rendering a thoughtful decision in this matter. The decision is consistent with what State Legislatures have said across the country, that this product is not a loan and should not be treated as such,” stated Eric Schuller, President…
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New York, NY, August 01, 2018 –(PR.com)– The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Ken Epstein, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Restructuring and Bankruptcy: Latest Trends and Developments Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for August 6, 2018 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET). For further details, please visit: https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/restructuring-and-bankruptcy/…
Irish Supreme Court Urges Politicians to Address Rising Litigation Costs “The cost of litigation is forever increasing beyond the means of more and more people,” said Chief Justice Frank Clarke of the Irish Supreme Court. Ireland is one of the only jurisdictions to outlaw third party litigation funding on the basis that it violates age-old doctrines of champerty and maintenance. But that could soon change, as Irish Courts are compelling politicians to address prohibitive litigation costs…
Canada Debates Mandating Plaintiffs Attorneys to Inform Clients About ATE Insurance Thanks the prohibitive cost of litigation, after-the-event (ATE) insurance is growing in popularity in Canada. Such insurance protects plaintiffs from having to pay a full cost award if they lose their case. In the UK, attorneys are compelled to let their clients know such insurance exists, and what their options are for purchasing it, otherwise they risk running afoul of negligence laws. Canada is…