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As LFJ reported last year, several UK train operators have become the target of collective proceedings over claims that the rail companies failed to offer customers with lower-cost ‘boundary fares,’ and instead sold them more expensive tickets from central London. In a significant milestone, the claim brought against one of these operators appears to be

It has been a long-held position of critics of the litigation finance industry that a lack of strict disclosure regulations represents a threat to national security. Unsurprisingly, the recent Bloomberg Law investigation into Russian oligarchs allegedly skirting sanctions through litigation funding has renewed these calls to actions.
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In a groundbreaking agreement, Longford Capital Management, LP and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP announced a litigation financing offering for private equity (PE) firms and their portfolio companies. Under the terms of today’s deal, Longford has committed up to $40M in equity capital to Quinn Emanuel’s private equity clients involved in litigation, funding attorneys’

In jurisdictions where litigation funding is still in its early stages, it is instructive when the courts are forced to deal with questions around the legality of third-party funding. A recent decision published by Italy’s highest court has offered some insight into the country’s legal system and its current attitude towards litigation funders.
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On Thursday April 4th, 2024, Litigation Finance Journal hosted a special digital event titled “Litigation Finance: Investor Perspectives.” The panel discussion featured Bobby Curtis (BC), Principal at Cloverlay, Cesar Bello (CB), Partner at Corbin Capital, and Zachary Krug (ZK), Managing Director at NorthWall Capital. The event was moderated by Ed Truant, Founder of Slingshot Capital.

Whilst the American, British and Australian litigation finance markets are largely dominated by long-established funders, individual jurisdictions within Europe offer opportunities for domestic funders to gain a foothold in these nascent markets. This is being demonstrated once again, as a new funder in Spain has opened an office and raised additional capital.
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