IMF Bentham Limited and William Roberts Lawyers announced today their intention to pursue a class action seeking compensation for property owners of residential, commercial, mixed-use, and other non-residential buildings throughout Australia on which there is aluminum composite panel cladding with a core comprised substantially of polyethylene (PE Core Cladding).
IMF Bentham Limited has undertaken a placement of shares to institutional investors of 26.6 million shares to raise A$74.48 million, and initiated a share purchase plan for retail investors, which is set to raise an additional A$10 million.
IMF Bentham welcomes Christine Feldmanis as new non-executive director, thanks retiring non-executive director Wendy McCarthy, welcomes new Chief Financial Officer Stuart Mitchell and welcomes Peter Ostroff to the US Investment Committee.
IMF Bentham Limited is delighted to announce that on Monday, 24 September 2018, Mr Arvindran Manoosegaran joined our expanding global team as Associate Investment Manager based in our Singapore office.
In the first ruling of its kind, a Singapore court has made a declaration which will allow a commercial third-party funding arrangement to proceed. The ruling, made by Singapore High Court’s Justice Chua Lee Ming on 11 September 2018, will allow the funding of investigations and potential claims to proceed in the context of a major corporate collapse costing Singaporean retail investors hundreds of millions of dollars.
IMF Bentham Ltd and a leading Australian law firm have lodged a representative complaint with the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner seeking, among other things, compensation for Facebook users arising from Facebook’s alleged breaches of the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988.
IMF Bentham Limited is delighted to welcome one of England’s leading legal minds to Hong Kong. Sir Rupert Jackson, formerly of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales, will be speaking at an exclusive twilight event hosted by IMF Bentham in Hong Kong on 20 September 2018 at the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC).
Class action law firm Phi Finney McDonald and Australia’s leading dispute financier IMF Bentham Limited, announced today a class action against Retail Food Group Limited for misleading or deceptive conduct and breaching continuous disclosure obligations.
Australia’s leading litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited, and leading class action law firm Phi Finney McDonald, announce they are preparing a class action against AMP for misleading investors and breaching continuous disclosure obligations.
Leading class action law firm Slater+Gordon and global litigation funder IMF Bentham Limited have today announced a proposed class action against Brambles (ASX: BXB), after the Australian pallet company ‘cannibalised’ its FY17 growth and allegedly misled investors about its future profits.
Leading law firm Slater+Gordon and litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd have today formally opened registrations for a class action against Australia's largest milk supplier Murray Goulburn Co-operative Co Limited (Murray Goulburn or MG) and its subsidiary MG Responsible Entity Limited (MGRE).
IMF Bentham Limited has agreed to finance its first international commercial arbitration in Singapore. It is one of the first known examples of funded international arbitration in Singapore since the city-state passed new laws facilitating the use of third-party funding last year.
IMF Bentham is delighted to welcome Ms Cheng Yee Khong as Associate Investment Manager based in Hong Kong. Cheng Yee joins Tom Glasgow, Investment Manager - Asia, based in Singapore, as part of IMF Bentham’s expanding footprint in the region, responsible for identifying, assessing and managing investments throughout Asia.
On 15 December 2017, George Brandis QC, the then Attorney General announced an Inquiry into third-party litigation funding and class action proceedings, to be conducted by the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC). IMF Bentham welcomes the Inquiry, and looks forward to assisting the ALRC to conduct a balanced, evidence-based review of the litigation funding industry.
Bentham IMF announced today that New York bankruptcy lawyer Ken Epstein, formerly with MBIA and Cadwalader, has joined as an investment manager and legal counsel to lead bankruptcy funding. Christopher Young, previously with RBS, has joined as Corporate Counsel to work with US and global legal and investment teams.