Insights

Litigation Finance under review

1st February 2018
Two separate reviews are currently underway concerning the litigation funding industry in Australia. The first of these was launched
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Portfolio Funding for insolvency claims

30th January 2018
A liquidation often throws up many challenges from a claims perspective. There might be some relatively small claims mixed
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LCM Gets Behind “The Pledge”

25th September 2017
LCM has recently taken the Arbitration Pledge (www.arbitrationpledge.com) in support of equal representation in arbitration.
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Australia’s Place in the International Arbitration Landscape

21st September 2017
LCM recently hosted seminars presenting the ICC’s statistics reflecting Australia’s current position in the international arbitration market.
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Preserving legal professional privilege when dealing with a litigation funder

11th July 2017
When dealing with a litigation funder will communications with a litigation funder attract legal professional privilege?
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Security for Costs – No Shortcuts Allowed

29th June 2017
Traditionally, an order for security for costs had to be satisfied by a cash deposit or a bank guarantee.
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Discovery Metals Limited (in Liquidation) – proposed shareholder class action

19th June 2017
LCM Finance and national law firm Piper Alderman have announced a proposed shareholder class action
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Asia opens up for third party funding of arbitration

16th June 2017
Yesterday, the legislature of Hong Kong adopted long-awaited legislation expressly allowing for third-party funding of arbitration & mediation.
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Momentum growing in Quintis class action

14th June 2017
Two of three potential shareholder class actions targeting troubled sandalwood company Quintis now have the backing of litigation funders.
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Tick for litigation funding for arbitrations in Singapore

16th January 2017
On 10 January 2017, Singapore passed laws allowing third-party funders to finance international commercial arbitration on particular terms.
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