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Maarten van Luyn joins Omni Bridgeway and IMF Bentham in Europe as Director of Collective Redress

AMSTERDAM, 23 January 2020: Omni Bridgeway and IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) are delighted to announce the addition of veteran commercial lawyer, Mr Maarten van Luyn, to the company’s expanding Europe team. Maarten joins as Director of Collective Redress, based in Amsterdam, where he will source, assess and manage high value strategic litigation finance solutions throughout Europe, with a focus on group claims and LegalTech solutions for group claims.

Litigation Finance Firm BlueWhite Legal Capital Expands Team With Experienced Law And Finance Professionals

NEW YORKJan. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — BlueWhite Legal Capital (“BlueWhite”), a privately-held litigation finance firm, today announced that Daniel Stone, most recently with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, and Joseph Magnus, most recently with Morgan Stanley, have joined the firm as Managing Directors. Both individuals bring deep expertise in their respective fields of law and finance.

Former Boies Schiller Flexner Lawyers Launch Premier Litigation Boutique Roche Cyrulnik Freedman LLP

NEW YORKJan. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Kyle Roche, Jason Cyrulnik and Vel Freedman today announced the launch of a premier litigation boutique, Roche Cyrulnik Freedman LLP (RCF) (www.rcfllp.com). RCF’s 12 former Boies Schiller Flexner litigators, including two equity partners, represent the first breakaway firm from Boies Schiller Flexner LLP since that firm’s inception in 1997.

Baker Street Funding Announces Lawsuit Loans At All Time High

Harbour Litigation Funding expands European team with hire of Theo Paeffgen

Theo Paeffgen joins Harbour Litigation Funding today as a Director of Litigation Funding focusing on Continental Europe. Prior to joining Harbour, Theo was Regional Managing Director (DACH) at Vannin Capital, having acted as CEO of FORIS, a German focused litigation funder.

Delta Capital Partners Management LLC, Chicago-Based Litigation Finance Firm, Announces New Offices and Hires

CHICAGO, Jan. 8, 2020 –Delta Capital Partners Management LLC, a private equity and advisory firm specializing in litigation finance, today announced major milestones in its growth.

Affiniti Finance Announces £10MM Funding Line to Royds Withy King

We are delighted to announce we have established a funding facility with major law firm, Royds Withy King. This £10 million pound innovative funding facility will allow the law firm to offer clients a competitive edge in the litigation arena where the costs of pursuing claims to trial can be prohibitively expensive. The funding will enable clients to unlock claims which they might otherwise find difficult to bring or where they wish to structure their own finances to the benefit of their business interests rather than the litigation.

Allianz Identifies Five Risk Trends for Directors and Officers in 2020

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The range of risks facing company executives or directors and officers (D&Os) – as well as resulting insurance claims scenarios – has increased significantly in recent years. With corporate management under the spotlight like never before, a new report by insurer Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) highlights five mega trends that will have significant risk implications for senior management in 2020 and beyond. The report, Directors And Officers Insurance Insights 2020”, also examines some of the factors which are driving recent changes in the D&O insurance market after a period of sustained large loss activity.