Insights

ICCA 2018 – Focus on funding for arbitration

20th April 2018
The 2018 ICCA Congress in Sydney introduced some important developments in international arbitration. The Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration released their Final Report – a document
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Fishermen lodge class action over toxic dredge spill

7th March 2018
LCM is funding a class action that is being brought against Gladstone Ports Corporation for losses to the commercial fishing industry.
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You want funding? Then think about recoverability

1st March 2018
A case might be strong on its merits, but there are other criteria driving a funder’s investment decision.
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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 in January 2017, when the Victorian Government asked the Victorian
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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 in with a larger, higher value claim. There might be
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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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