In Part 2 of this 3 part series about how the energy industry is faring through the pandemic, we turn to our APAC team members, Nathan Landis, Shane Taylor, Marjolein van den Bosch-Broeren, and Chee Chong Lau, for their insight on the economic impact in their region.
The Murray Goulburn class action, taken on behalf of aggrieved unit holders in the dairy business and which settled late last year, has been cited repeatedly in the current Australian Parliamentary inquiry into class actions and litigation funding. To some, the returns generated by Omni Bridgeway, which funded the successful action, were too high. To others – including the one person in the best position to judge – they were reasonable. This article explains a number of critical factors that need to be considered.
The priorities and challenges that today's CFOs face are varied and complex. In a newly published Beyond Hourly podcast, Omni Bridgeway’s Group Chief Financial Officer Stuart Mitchell talks about what attracted him to the dispute finance industry and how dispute finance assists today’s CFOs address their priorities and challenges by converting litigation from an expense into an asset.
In part 1 of this 3 part series about how companies in the energy sector can benefit from dispute finance during the economic downturn, we hear from our North American team members, Amy Geise, Eric Chenoweth, and Naomi Loewith about what companies need to know in order to navigate the tough times ahead.
No company wants to face a class action from its own shareholders. They are disruptive, time-consuming, reputation-shredding and expensive – potentially very expensive. Fortunately, there is a proven way to avoid class actions: don’t break the law.
Omni Bridgeway Limited has announced a new legal finance facility and an equity investment in an exciting new Japanese business providing Japanese clients with access to justice, without the associated costs and risks of pursuing their claims.
Corporate insurance policyholders around the globe are battling their insurers over millions of dollars in unpaid business closure insurance claims. We discuss why litigation finance is the solution to help these companies.
Andrew Saker, CEO of Omni Bridgeway, welcomed the opportunity to appear before the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services on 13 July 2020. The Joint Committee is inquiring into litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry.
Litigation and arbitration claims can be highly valuable assets of insolvent estates. Omni Bridgeway’s investment manager and insolvency specialist, Heather Collins, answers critical questions about how dispute finance can assist insolvency-related claims.
Omni Bridgeway has welcomed the Parliamentary inquiry into litigation funding and class actions that is currently underway in Australia. It provides an opportunity to improve the Australian class action system. However, opponents of litigation funding and class actions are using the inquiry to spread misinformation, in particular about returns generated by funders on successful actions. We set out some facts.
VCs and startups often view litigation as a cost that dilutes a company’s capital, but by working with a funder like Omni Bridgeway, companies can develop a strategy to turn their meritorious legal claims into profitable assets.