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August 20, 2018

In the News Today – August 20, 2018

Litigation Funder Believes Disclosure Rule is on the Way: Jim Batson, an investment manager at IMF Bentham, believes that a rule mandating disclosure of the identities of litigation funders investing in cases will eventually be established. This observation appears at the very end of an article on the explosion of the litigation finance industry, which also featured words of caution from industry critics including ILR President Lisa Rickard. (Marketwatch)
 
UK Corporations Face Growing Risk of Class ActionsA trio of experts from professional services firm Herbert Smith Freehills predict a continuing rise in high-profile, high-value class action claims in the UK. Among the factors driving this trend are the proliferation of “boutique” litigation firms operating on a contingency fee basis, and the increasing interest of third party litigation funders in this space. (Law360)

 

Delaware General Assembly Blog Delaware Wants to Take a Closer Look at the TPLF Industry   Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) Blog European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee Adopts TPLF Legislative Initiative Report International Initiatives, Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) Image of the UK Supreme Court Blog An Update on the Current UK Litigation Landscape: Podcast Review International Initiatives Blog American and European Business Groups Release Joint Statement in Support of EU TPLF Regulation  International Initiatives Welcome to Delaware Sign Blog Another Federal Court Now Requires Disclosure of Third Party Litigation Funding Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF)

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