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Clive Palmer Tries to Avoid Paying FTI Consulting Because of its Litigation Funding Agreement with Vannin Capital

Australian businessman and former politician Clive Palmer asked the Supreme Court to throw out the remainder of the Queensland Nickel case. Queensland Nickel was a company owned by Palmer that went into liquidation in 2016. The liquidators – FTI Consulting – have a funding agreement with Vannin Capital, and Palmer has requested that the court allow him to pay the remaining creditors directly, instead of going through FTI which will then owe money to Vannin. 

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Vannin Capital’s Ania Farren Appointed as New Chair of ICC’s Arbitration Program

John Beechey, one of the biggest names in international arbitration and former President of the ICC International Court of Arbitration, is retiring from his position as Chair of the International Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC’s) Arbitration programme in the UK, passing the torch on to his successor, Ania Farren, Managing Director of Vannin Capital. Ania will take up the reins from 20th June, supported by Iain Quirk from Essex Court Chambers and Guy Pendell from CMS, whom we welcome as a new Vice Chair in the UK leadership team.

Vannin Capital Appoints Regional Managing Directors In Australasia

Vannin Capital, the global expert in legal finance, has today announced the appointment of Pip Murphy and Tom McDonald as Regional Managing Directors of the Australasia region. 

Located in Vannin’s Melbourne and Sydney offices respectively, Pip and Tom will have joint responsibility for leading Vannin’s Australasian business and team, which includes Managing Directors Adam Silverman (commercial litigation and arbitration) and Steven Taylor (class actions and commercial litigation).