02 April 2020
The UK’s financial markets regulator has found no evidence of an alleged spoofing attack against third-party funder Burford Capital.
16 March 2020
A US court has ruled it has no jurisdiction to enforce a Stockholm Chamber of Commerce award worth more than US$200 million against a subsidiary of Russia’s Rosneft.
16 March 2020
The High Court in London has thrown out a lawsuit that accused solicitors of breaching a litigation funding agreement by failing to tell the funder about “pessimistic” views of their barristers as to the prospects of success of the enforcement action being funded.
12 November 2019
Two months after it acquired Vannin Capital, Fortress Investment Group has closed the third-party funder’s US and German offices and halved the number of staff as it pursues a change in direction.
Premium article - 16 October 2019
Sydney-listed IMF Bentham will merge with another disputes funder, Amsterdam-based Omni Bridgeway, to create a “truly global funder” with a capital of US$1.48 billion.
Premium article - 02 October 2019
Burford Capital has sued the London Stock Exchange in a bid to identify investors which the litigation and arbitration funder says illegally wiped £1.7 billion from its value.
Premium article - 19 August 2019
Charlie Lightfoot, chair of international arbitration at Jenner & Block, discusses recent developments in the third-party funding market and factors that parties should consider before entering into a funding arrangement.
Premium article - 16 August 2019
Embattled disputes funder Burford Capital is replacing its chairman and chief financial officer as it bows to investor pressure following an attack on its governance and accounting practices that led its share value to fall by 65% last week.
Premium article - 09 August 2019
Third-party funder Burford Capital has strongly denied accusations contained in a report by a US hedge fund that led to a 65% drop in its market capitalisation.
Premium article - 28 June 2019
Singaporean companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman have lodged a third-party funded ICSID claim worth more than US$150 million against Peru concerning investments in the electricity sector.