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Third-party funder Burford Capital has been accused of manipulating its 2019 financial results in a second report by US hedge fund Muddy Waters.
12 May 2020
A Finnish businessman has been awarded US$115 million in a third party funded treaty claim against Egypt over the loss of his iron and steel business and his imprisonment – as the state applies to a Dutch court to set the award aside.
24 April 2020
The UK’s financial markets regulator has found no evidence of an alleged spoofing attack against third-party funder Burford Capital.
02 April 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.
16 March 2020
A deal agreed by the Lithuanian city of Vilnius to finance its €560 million SCC claim against France’s Veolia has shone a rare spotlight on arrangements for third-party funding of claims by public entities – as well as drawing scrutiny from a local anticorruption body.
10 March 2020
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.
12 November 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.
16 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.
02 October 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.
19 August 2019
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