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Law Commission calls for further submissions on draft procedure for class actions

The Aotearoa New Zealand Law Commission handed down its supplementary issues paper in its ongoing review of class actions and litigation funding in New Zealand and has confirmed its view that a statutory class action regime is desirable, observing that even those submitters who were sceptical of the benefits of class actions preferred the certainty of such reform.

Step by step: The nuts and bolts of the funding process, part two

In part two of our blog series about the legal finance process, Omni Bridgeway Associate Investment Manager Sarah Jacobson dives into the latter phases, including the negotiation of the funding agreement and what to expect from funders during the monitoring of a funded matter.

Step by step: The nuts and bolts of the funding process, part one

Omni Bridgeway Associate Investment Manager Sarah Jacobson addresses the litigation finance process in this 2-part step-by-step blog series. In part 1, she discusses NDAs, term sheets, the due diligence phase, and queries in specialized practice areas.

Champerty pops up again!

Champerty pops up again! Is it time to put the maintenance and champerty rules to the test? Senior Investment Manager, Jeremy Marshall shares his views.

A peek behind the appellate curtain: Advice for counsel from behind the bench

In our latest Beyond Hourly podcast, we get insight from behind the bench, where our guests offer attorneys practical tips on how best to navigate the appellate process.

'Super priority' rescue finance in Singapore

In what may prove to be a landmark decision for both of Singapore’s insolvency and litigation finance regimes, the Singapore High Court (HC) has ordered that Omni Bridgeway’s financing of an undisclosed private international arbitration be given super priority status in the context of a corporate restructuring.

Why Latin America is a Growing Region of Interest for Dispute Funders

Daniela Raz of Omni Bridgeway, Jose Astigarraga of Reed Smith, and Anna El-Erian of Gabriel Resources recently spoke to Annie Lespérance (Head of LatAm Group at Omni Bridgeway) about the development of the dispute finance market in Latin America.

Statutory price cap proposal: leaving victims of wrongdoing with nowhere to go

The Australian Government is considering the merits of legislating a minimum return to group members in funded class actions, potentially as high as 70 per cent of gross proceeds. The introduction of a 70 per cent minimum would be a completely arbitrary measure and is not supported by reference to any analysis of the negative implications for the funding of class actions or the risks being assumed by litigation funders.

The legal experts speak: Everything you wanted to know about funding (but were afraid to ask)

Omni Bridgeway’s Matt Harrison hosts an all-star panel of attorneys in this webinar brought by The Legal 500, where the most common questions about legal finance are discussed.

Did you read the last NDA you signed?

Did you read the last NDA you signed? Jeremy Marshall discusses the important UK Supreme Court decision in Harcus Sinclair LLP v Your Lawyers Limited and others and explains why an automatic e-signature could be very costly for lawyers and funders alike.



Fight goes on for COVID-hit businesses

Australian businesses trying to recover money they believe is owed to them by their insurers for COVID-related losses will continue their fight after today’s ruling in the Federal Court.
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Omni Bridgeway expands its team of US-based investment professionals

Omni Bridgeway (formerly known in the US as Bentham IMF) is pleased to announce a significant expansion of its US investment team to accommodate its growth in the world’s hottest legal finance market. In addition to adding four brand new investment professionals, we are thrilled to announce the promotion of four team members who have been key players on our US team.
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Omni Bridgeway funds appeal to recover tens of millions of dollars for 1000 Halifax victims

Around 1000 ‘Category 1 Investors’ in Halifax Investment Services Pty Ltd (in liq) and Halifax New Zealand Limited (in liq) (together, Halifax) will have the opportunity to recover tens of millions of dollars more of their funds caught up in the collapse of the stockbroking platform after Omni Bridgeway agreed to fund appeals over recent judgments in the Australian and New Zealand courts.
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Omni Bridgeway appoints new Head of Investor Relations

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to announce the appointment of Mel Buffier as Head of Investor Relations. Based in Sydney, Ms Buffier will be responsible for managing strategic communications and engagement with Omni Bridgeway’s global investors which includes the Group’s shareholders and its fund investors.
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Global litigation funder Omni Bridgeway offers funding to Folli Follie Bondholders

Omni Bridgeway is prepared to offer a litigation funding arrangement to holders of the Folli Follie Bonds issued by FF Group Finance Luxembourg II SA and guaranteed by Folli Follie Commercial Manufacturing and Technical S.A.. Alcimos Limited shall be cooperating with Omni Bridgeway in its efforts to assemble a group of claimants in relation to the proposed litigation funding arrangement.
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Omni Bridgeway continues its strategic global expansion with three senior hires in EMEA

Omni Bridgeway expands its global footprint with exciting new hires, Ms Anna-Maria Quinke and Dr Martin Metz join the team in Cologne Germany, and Camilla Godman joins the team in London.
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Omni Bridgeway now services Latin America

Making litigation finance solutions available around the world is a cornerstone of Omni Bridgeway’s business. The company is delighted to announce the formation of its Latin America Group, which will bring litigation and arbitration funding solutions and judgment enforcement and distressed debt capabilities to countries including Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, and Peru.
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New Zealand combustible cladding class action filed in High Court

Omni Bridgeway and leading New Zealand law firm Russell McVeagh announce proceedings have commenced in the High Court of New Zealand against manufacturers of Alucobond PE core cladding products.
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Omni Bridgeway funds Australian inventor in IP infringement claim against Coca-Cola

Omni Bridgeway is pleased to support Australian innovation by financing a claim for local inventor Veraseal Pty Ltd against Coca-Cola over the alleged IP infringement of its drink container patent - helping Veraseal pursue its legal rights to protect its patented invention.
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Omni Bridgeway hires build on company’s expertise in corporate and IP funding and increase gender diversity on investment committee

Omni Bridgeway continues its US expansion with three new hires in New York, bringing on Megan Easley and Austin Ginnings as Legal Counsel and increasing gender diversity on its US investment committee with the addition of Martha E. Solinger.
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Ansprüche eines Energieunternehmens gegen einen europäischen Staat – dank Prozessfinanzierung kann unser Kunde seinen Betrieb weiterführen

Wir finanzierten für ein Ölunternehmen mit Sitz in den USA ein Schiedsverfahren vor dem International Court of Arbitration (Internationales Schiedsgericht) der International Chamber of Commerce (ICC, Internationale Handelskammer).

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Rechtsstreit über Öl und Gas in Albanien; Vollstreckungen in zahlreichen Ländern

Wir finanzierten für ein Tochterunternehmen eines großen Öl- und Gas-Konzerns ein Vollstreckungsverfahren gegen die Regierung von Albanien vor einem Schiedsgericht der International Chamber of Commerce (ICC, Internationale Handelskammer) in Rom.

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Anlegerklage gegen Novo Nordisk A/S

Wir finanzieren eine beabsichtigte Klage gegen das dänische Pharmaunternehmen Novo Nordisk A/S im Namen von institutionellen Anlegern. Die Kläger machen Entschädigungen aufgrund eines Kurseinbruchs an der Kopenhagener Börse geltend.

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Omni Bridgeway unterstützt Künstlerin mit Singapurs erster handelsrechtlicher Prozessfinanzierung

Omni Bridgeway finanziert einen Rechtsstreit, mit dem eine Künstlerin ihre Urheberrechte an Fotografien von Luxushotels feststellen lassen möchte. Dabei handelt es sich unseres Wissens um die erste handelsrechtliche Prozessfinanzierung in Singapur. In einem weiteren Verfahren vor den US-Gerichten fordert die Künstlerin außerdem Schadensersatz für Verstöße gegen ihr Urheberrecht, weil ihre Fotografien im Internet genutzt wurden.

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Ein Infrastrukturbauunternehmen wendet sich an Omni Bridgeway

Unser Kunde, ein Infrastrukturbauunternehmen, schloss mit einem afrikanischen Staat (über dessen Arbeitsministerium) eine Vereinbarung zur Sanierung einer Fahrbahn zwischen zwei Großstädten ab.

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Großer japanischer Händler treibt seine Forderungen gegenüber mexikanischem Stahlunternehmen AHMSA ein

Wir finanzierten einen Rechtsstreit mit einem Streitwert von 8,75 Mio. US-Dollar, in dem ein großer japanischer Händler gegen das mexikanische Stahlunternehmen Altos Hornos de Mexico S.A (AHMSA) klagte. Unser Kunde verlangte die Bezahlung von Walzenschleifausrüstung, nachdem AHMSA insolvent ging.

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Beyond Hourly Podcast

Tune in now to Omni Bridgeway’s BEYOND HOURLY podcast to learn about advancements in legal services that drive economic value.

Episode 28

A Peek Behind the Appellate Curtain

Episode 27

Impact de la pandémie sur les expertises en quantification de dommages.

Episode 26

How a strategic approach using litigation finance can help plaintiffs come out ahead against a bankrupt defendant

Episode 25

Omni Bridgeway celebrates its anniversaries in North America with reflection, and predictions, on the state of the litigation finance industry


Video Library

Prozessfinanzierung für Unternehmen

Prozessfinanzierung hilft Unternehmen, ihre rechtlichen Ansprüche ohne Kosten und Risiko durchzusetzen. Sie erschließt den monetären Wert von Streitigkeiten, Urteilen und Schiedssprüchen und entlastet die Unternehmensbilanzen von Rechtskosten.


Jun 17, 2021

Die EU-Verbandsklage

Podiumsdiskussion, Livestream

Die EU-Verbandsklage kommt: Jetzt entscheidet das „Wie“ der Umsetzung über Erfolg oder Misserfolg

Die von der EU-Kommission im November 2020 verabschiedete Richtlinie geht in vielen Teilen weiter als die deutsche Musterfeststellungsklage. Unternehmen zeigen sich daher alarmiert und befürchten, dass eine Klageindustrie auf Deutschland zukommt. Verbraucherschützer dagegen begrüßen die neue Klageform und wünschen sich von der nationalen Umsetzung ein scharfes Schwert für die Durchsetzung der Rechte von Verbrauchern.

Unsere Podiumsdiskussion bringt Vertreter von allen Interessensgruppen zusammen. Sie diskutieren Stärken und Schwächen der Richtlinie zur EU-Verbandsklage und die mögliche nationale Umsetzung.

Nehmen Sie teil und diskutieren Sie mit! Hier gehts zum Livestream.

Die Diskussion moderiert:

Marc Chmielewski, Fachredakteur, Themenleiter Litigation, Co-Leiter JUVE Rechtsmarkt

Auf dem Podium diskutieren für Sie:

  • Michael Hummel, Justiziar, Referatsleiter Recht, Verbraucherzentrale Sachsen
  • Dina Komor, Rechtsanwältin, Senior Investment Manager, Omni Bridgeway
  • Marcel Kouskoutis, LL.M., Rechtsanwalt (Syndikusrechtsanwalt), Bereich Recht und Steuern, Verband der Chemischen Industrie e.V. (VCI), Frankfurt
  • Dr. Petra Leupold, LL.M., Leiterin VKI-Akademie, Verein für Konsumenteninformation, Österreich / Johannes Kepler Universität Linz
  • Prof. Dr. Caroline Meller-Hannich, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
  • Dr. Stefan Rützel, Rechtsanwalt, Partner, Gleiss Lutz
Speaking: Dina Komor
Okt 12, 2021

Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration and its Development in Multiple Jurisdictions

World Arbitration Update

Speaking: Nilufar Hossain
Okt 19, 2021

Enforcement and Monetization of Arbitral Awards

Center for Arbitration and Mediation - São Paulo Arbitration Week (SPAW)

Presenting: Annie Lespérance
Speaking: Wieger Wielinga
Okt 20, 2021

Innovations in the Class Actions Ecosystem

CANLIF (Canadian Legal Innovation Forum) - Class Actions Series

Speaking: Paul Rand
Okt 22, 2021

Le financement des actions collectives

Barreau du Québec - Colloque National sur l'action collective 2021


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