litigation funding

Liquidators’ examinations – a sea apart; legislative drafting – “a huge amount of material to wade through before they take a single step”

The decision of the High Court of Australia in Walton v Arrium [by majority (3-2)] adopting a broad interpretation of …

Australia’s litigation funding market a ‘global hotspot for international investors … many based in tax havens and with dubious corporate histories’ with returns of ‘more than 500%’

The tone and findings of this 454 page report by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services – Litigation …

NZ’s measured review of class actions and litigation funding, noting Australia’s ‘polarised’ debate

The New Zealand Law Commission has commenced a 2 year inquiry into litigation funding and class actions, right at the …

Funding of insolvency claims – the PJC inquiry: revised

A submission by Adelaide academics in relation to insolvency litigation funding came before the Parliamentary Joint Committee on 24 July, …

Insolvency litigation funding – too much hand-holding?

A joint parliamentary inquiry into class actions and litigation funding has set down public hearings throughout July 2020.[1] The inquiry …

Impact of the Jackson reforms on insolvency litigation in the UK

An April 2020 report in the UK by Professor Peter Walton on the impact of the ‘Jackson’ legal costs reforms …

Litigation funding – ASIC’s submission to the ALRC

ASIC’s submission[1] to the Australian Law Reform Commission on class actions and litigation funding seemed to be a surprise to …

Litigation funding of liquidators – the ALRC inquiry

The current law reform inquiry into class actions and their funding may also need to look at the funding of …