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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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UNFAIR PREFERENCE CLAIMS AND THE SET-OFF “DEFENCE”

22nd September 2021
The Federal Court is considering the question of whether section 533C set-off is available as a “defence” to an unfair preference claim.
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LITIGATION FUNDING FUNDAMENTALS – OVERVIEW OF FUNDING FOR INSOLVENCY CLAIMS

22nd September 2021
This is the first article in a new series which will break down the fundamentals of litigation funding and help demystify the process of getting a claim funded.
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THE LAW AND LITIGATION FUNDERS

1st September 2021
ExpertsDirect interviews Susanna Taylor (Head of Investments, APAC) for their August newsletter.
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LCM RECOGNISED IN WHO’S WHO LEGAL 2021

1st September 2021
LCM global team members have been acknowledged as leaders in the disputes finance industry. Continue reading:
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ASIC Consultation Request – Litigation Funding SCHEMES

31st August 2021
LCM responds to the Australian Securities & Investment Commission consultation paper regarding Litigation Funding Schemes: Guidance and Relief.
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TREASURY AND A-G’S DEPARTMENT CONSULTATION REQUEST – CLASS ACTIONS

31st July 2021
LCM responds to a consultation paper from Treasury and the Attorney-General’s Department in regard to guaranteeing minimum returns from class action proceeds to class members.
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Using Liquidator’s Examination Documents in Assigned Claims

2nd July 2021
Can litigation funders use a liquidator’s examination documents for purchased claims?
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The Leading Lawyer Project interviews Siba Diqer

14th April 2021
Investment Manager Siba Diqer was interviewed by The Leading Lawyer Project podcast about shifting from private practice to disputes finance.
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