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Negotiation strategies for commercial dispute resolution - how to set up for success – Part 2

This is part 2 of our podcast on negotiation strategies for commercial dispute resolution in which Omni Bridgeway’s Clive Bowman chats with Robert Bordone, a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School. In Part 2, Clive and Bob discuss positional bargaining and alternative methods of negotiating and how to get around difficult behaviour from the other party. They also share key learnings from the globally renowned Harvard Negotiation Institute workshop.

Funding insolvency claims in Asia-Pacific

In this recent webinar panel discussion hosted by Lexology, Omni Bridgeway and an expert panel shared their insights and answered some of the most critical questions that companies, and lawyers have about using dispute finance for insolvency-related claims across Asia-Pacific.

In-house counsel insights into dispute finance

Many in-house counsel would consider using dispute finance for commercial claims according to a survey conducted by Omni Bridgeway at the 2020 Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) in-house Legal Virtual Conference, with the inability to afford litigation being the main factor influencing their decision.

Building a New Law Firm in Times of Uncertainty – Part II

In part 2 of this podcast series, “Building a New Law Firm in Times of Uncertainty,” Omni Bridgeway’s Jim Batson and Ariana Tadler of Tadler Law discuss the unique challenges facing firms during this pandemic as well as why diversity and inclusion are important factors for success.

Omni Bridgeway now services Latin America

Omni Bridgeway’s new Latin America Group will bring litigation and arbitration funding solutions, along with judgment enforcement and distressed debt capabilities, to countries including Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, and Peru.

Building a New Law Firm in Times of Uncertainty – Part I

Starting a law firm can be risky business, and more so during these uncertain times. In part 1 of our latest Beyond Hourly episode, Jim Batson speaks with Ariana Tadler of Tadler Law about her decision to start her own firm and factors to consider to help make a firm successful.

NZ property owners one step closer to compensation in combustible cladding class action

The Omni Bridgeway-funded class action against the manufacturer and suppliers of certain polyethylene (PE) core cladding has commenced in the High Court of New Zealand. The action seeks compensation for New Zealand property owners and lease holders who have suffered or will suffer financial loss in relation to the Alucobond PE and Alucobond Plus cladding products which are or were affixed to their buildings.

Navigating the road to recovery in IP cases with litigation finance

Sarah Tsou, an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel with Omni Bridgeway, is an expert on how litigation finance can help claimants unlock the potentially tremendous value of their most important IP. Read about her most recent appearance, as a guest on the podcast Clause 8, The Voice of IP with Eli Mazour of Harrity & Harrity, LLP, and access other podcasts and blog posts where she has shared her knowledge.

Compensation distributed to members of Williamtown Contamination Class Action

This week, the members of the Williamtown Contamination Class Action received some good news in the run up to Christmas: $57m in compensation was distributed by their settlement scheme administrator, Ben Allen of Dentons. The distributions followed from the landmark settlement achieved in February 2019 by Omni Bridgeway’s funded class action.