Category Archives: Announcement

Deminor further develops its litigation funding activities in Germany

Deminor further develops its litigation funding activities in Germany with the addition of Patrick Rode in Dusseldorf. Patrick Rode will bring experience and expertise in commercial, securities and antitrust litigation to further increase Deminor’s footing in the German litigation funding market.

Omni Bridgeway APAC team expands and announces senior appointments

Omni Bridgeway is delighted to announce new arrivals to its growing team in Asia, reinforcing the company’s leading position as the largest and most recognised dispute finance team in the market. We also congratulate senior colleagues on their promotions.

Legal claim launched against Great Northern, Southern and Thameslink after millions double-pay for fares in London

A hearing has been set by the Competition Appeal Tribunal (“CAT”) to take place on the first available date after 20 February 2023 (the “CPO Hearing”).

GLS Capital Recognized in 2022 Global IP Strategist List

GLS Capital, one of the world’s largest private investment firms focused on litigation finance, is honored to have (3) IP Strategists named to IAM’s Global IP Leaders List in 2022, including Adam Gill, Jamison Lynch and Joel Merkin all receiving recognition.

M&A Dispute Volume Is Rising in Climate of Economic Uncertainty and Geopolitical Upheaval, BRG’s 2022 M&A Disputes Report Finds

Mergers and acquisitions disputes accelerated in 2022 even as deal activity slowed, with the darkening economic outlook expected to fuel further disagreements over deals in the coming year, according to the 2022 M&A Disputes Report from Berkeley Research Group (BRG) released today.

New research reveals growing business impact of in-house lawyers and legal departments as they increasingly generate cash recoveries

Burford Capital, the leading global finance and asset management firm focused on law, today releases new independent research based on a survey of 300 GCs and heads of litigation in the US and UK that demonstrates the transformative way that GCs view legal department impact. GCs seek to add value to the business, and affirmative litigation recoveries play an increasingly important role. GCs also see a role for their law firm partners and for legal finance, especially in relation to fostering innovation and providing support for affirmative recovery programs.

Hausfeld & Co LLP: Amazon faces £900m demand to compensate tens of millions of UK customers, as Lawsuit accuses E-Commerce giant of unlawfully favouring its own product offers

A ground-breaking new legal claim (“UK Buy Box Claim”) alleges that Amazon has breached competition law and caused millions of UK customers to pay higher prices for products sold on Amazon.co.uk and the Amazon mobile app by obscuring better-value deals.

EU and UK market are set to capture 15.8% of global litigation funding, poised for strongest growth worldwide

Deminor, a leading international litigation funder, projects that the investment potential for litigation funding in Europe is set to reach USD 1.8bn annually, representing nearly 16% of the global market. This is according to the white paperLitigation Funding from a European Perspectivereleased today. Deminor predicts the investment potential for litigation funding in Europe is set to reach nearly USD 3.7bn in 2025 (+100%), compared to USD 17.8bn globally in 2020.

High Court shuts down BHP move to block access to class action

The High Court of Australia has today unanimously dismissed BHP’s attempt to block shareholders who are not resident in Australia from participating in a class action against the company.