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DIVERGENT REFORM APPROACHES ON LITIGATION FUNDING IN INVESTMENT TREATY ARBITRATIONS

30th June 2022
ICSID and UNCITRAL continue to take different approaches to regulating the use of litigation funding in investment treaty disputes.
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DEBTOR MANAGEMENT MADE EASY

15th June 2022
LCM’s Helene Roins & Justin Ward join Clyde & Co’s Richard Power & Laura Nelson in the June 22 edition of the Australian Institute of Company Director’s magazine.
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UNFAIR PREFERENCE CLAIMS AND SET-OFF UNDER SECTION 553C – NO SET-OFF “DEFENCE” AVAILABLE

26th April 2022
The Federal Court responds to the question of whether section 553C set-off is available as a “defence” to an unfair preference claim.
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ASSIGNEE CAN ENGAGE IN STATUTORY TRACING PURSUANT TO S 588FF

19th April 2022
Can an assignee of a liquidator’s voidable transaction claim trace a company’s property for the purposes of recovery?
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ADDITIONAL PERSPECTIVES ON DRAFT BILL TO CHANGE AUSTRALIA’S CLASS ACTIONS REGIME

21st December 2021
LCM submits additional evidence to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee.
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BILL TO CHANGE LAWS REGARDING CLASS ACTIONS AND FUNDING

9th November 2021
LCM responds to the Federal Government’s draft exposure bill proposing significant changes to Australia’s class actions regime.
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SINGAPORE CONSIDERS CONDITIONAL FEE ARRANGEMENTS

4th November 2021
Singapore’s Ministry of Law proposes legislative change to permit conditional fee arrangements in certain types of legal proceedings.
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LCM AND HFW ACHIEVE A FIRST FOR SINGAPORE

21st October 2021
Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has partnered with Litigation Capital Management Limited (LCM) to secure the first funding for a domestic arbitration in Singapore.
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TREASURY CONSULTATION REQUEST – CHANGES TO LAWS AFFECTING CLASS ACTIONS

7th October 2021
LCM responds to a consultation paper from Treasury on draft legislation to amend the distribution of proceeds in funded class actions and other critical changes.
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THE USE OF LITIGATION FINANCE IN DISPUTES ALONG CHINA’S BELT AND ROAD

29th September 2021
China’s BRI is fertile ground for cross-border disputes. Major arbitral institutions are responding and disputes finance has an important role to play.
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