The claimants in the ‘Alucobond’ cladding class action had a significant victory in court last week. The claimants, which include the bodies corporate of residential apartment buildings plus local councils, are bringing the product liability class action against the manufacturers of ‘Alucobond’ PE core cladding products, being the German company, 3A Composites GmbH and the Australian company, Halifax Vogel Group Pty Ltd. The action has been brought in the Federal Court of Australia under consumer protection laws.
Omni Bridgeway is funding a talented interdisciplinary artist and her design studio to gain a declaration of copyright ownership in Singapore in respect of high quality photographs they produced of a number of luxury hotels and, through proceedings in the US, seek damages for their extensive infringement on a variety of third party commercial websites over the last decade.
We funded a US$8.75 million claim by a major Japanese trading house, who found themselves in a dispute with Mexican steel company AHMSA (Altos Hornos de Mexico S.A) after AHMSA entered administration and failed to pay for Roll Grinding equipment.
Having exhausted all avenues to enforce a favorable Award and recover monies owed by a parastatal of the Republic of Uzbekistan an exasperated Turkish construction company turned to Omni Bridgeway to devise and execute a recovery plan.
Our clients invested in the development of an oil pipeline in a Eurasian State. Following a dispute between them and the State, they sought arbitration in the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and were awarded two Awards totaling US$100 million to be paid by the State.
We are financing a claim by Canadian start-up Paycase Global Corp against TMX Group, which operates the Toronto Stock Exchange, for terminating a deal to create cryptocurrency-related products and services.
We are financing World Media Holdings s.a.l., a Lebanon-based movie theatre developer and operator in its claim against IMAX Corporation, a global entertainment giant, to pursue damages for more than CAD$140.5 million.
More than 5000 'Mums and Dads' investors placed their savings into the SEAS Sapfor forestry scheme in South Australia. The scheme was administered by companies that became part of the Gunns group, with Australian Executor Trustees (SA) Ltd (a subsidiary of the listed IOOF Group) acting as security trustee.
We are funding (with funding participation by another entity) a class action on behalf of around 6,500 people seeking compensation for financial loss or damage caused by the negligent operation of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams in the lead up to and during the January 2011 flood in Brisbane, Queensland.
Class action in Australia by shareholders against leading medical device company alleging misleading statements and non-disclosures related to earnings and dose sales growth, and that CEO engaged in inappropriate share trading activities, causing loss and damage to shareholders. Claim settled for A$40 million in August 2019.