Burford Claims $140M In Argentina Arbitration Win

Burford Claims $140M In Argentina Arbitration Win Burford Capital has announced a big win in their litigation funding efforts. The case was originally brought in 2008 on behalf of the airline Aerolíneas Argentinas who had become bankrupt. The final decision was handed down on Friday the 21st of July 2017. A three-person panel established at the … Continue reading Burford Claims $140M In Argentina Arbitration Win

Scotland Moves Toward Disclosure Of Third Party Funding

On the 1st of June 2017 the Scottish Government introduced the Civil Litigation (Expenses and Group Proceedings) Bill. Most of the discussion to date has centred around the introduction of Damages Based Agreements and Speculative Fee Agreements. For those avid readers of this blog, however, Part 2 Section 10 is likely to be of deep … Continue reading Scotland Moves Toward Disclosure Of Third Party Funding

Singapore Parliament Allows Third-Party Litigation Funding

10th of January 2017, Singapore’s Parliament passed the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016, allowing third-party litigation funding. The passing of the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016 is a clear push by Singapore’s to become a centre for dispute resolution. These changes in the law will ensure that Singapore becomes an attractive forum for parties to … Continue reading Singapore Parliament Allows Third-Party Litigation Funding

$160 Million Merger Between Burford Capital and Gerchen Keller Capital

“There has to be an industry” – Christopher Bogart, the CEO of the litigation financier Burford Capital Bogart has a five-year plan. Bogart told Alison Frankel of the Mail Online that he believes the litigation funding industry is about to become well established. Bogart believes the CFO and general counsel of companies considering expensive litigation will … Continue reading $160 Million Merger Between Burford Capital and Gerchen Keller Capital