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A win for claimants in Alucobond cladding class action

In the Alucobond cladding class action the claimants, which include the bodies corporate of residential apartment buildings plus local councils, had a significant victory this week after the Federal Court of Australia rejected the German manufacturer’s submissions that the proceeding should no longer continue as a class action or in the alternative, the number of persons who are entitled to participate in the action should be limited.
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The world’s largest dispute resolution finance team continues expansion with senior appointments

Omni Bridgeway has welcomed talented new colleagues to the team as the company continues its international expansion. The appointments include global leadership positions and important roles in Australia in response to increased appetite for dispute finance solutions. Omni Bridgeway can also announce it is expanding its footprint into New Zealand, where the firm is already active in several actions.
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IMF Bentham to become Omni Bridgeway

IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway are excited to announce that IMF Bentham is adopting the unified global name of Omni Bridgeway Limited, following a shareholder vote at the company's General Meeting on 14 February 2020.
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The world's largest dispute finance team just got even stronger with Mr Maarten van Luyn joining Omni Bridgeway and IMF Bentham in Europe as Director of Collective Redress

Omni Bridgeway and IMF Bentham are delighted to announce the addition of veteran commercial lawyer, Mr Maarten van Luyn, to the company's expanding Europe team. Maarten joins as Director of Collective Redress, based in Amsterdam, where he will source, assess and manage high value strategic litigation finance solutions throughout Europe, with a focus on group claims and LegalTech solutions for group claims.
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IMF Bentham and Glaister Ennor announce the filing of an application in the New Zealand High Court in Auckland seeking leave to commence a class action against CBL Corporation (in liquidation)

IMF Bentham and Glaister Ennor announced the filing of an application in the New Zealand High Court in Auckland seeking leave to commence a class action against failed NZ insurance company, CBL Corporation (in liquidation), which will seek to recover compensation for shareholders of CBL.
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IMF Bentham and Glaister Ennor announce a shareholder class action in the New Zealand High Court regarding the collapse of CBL Corporation

IMF Bentham and leading New Zealand law firm Glaister Ennor announced today a class action seeking compensation for shareholders of failed New Zealand insurance firm CBL Corporation. The collapse of CBL has impacted shareholders across the world, including retail investors in New Zealand who have seen their investment in CBL wiped out. The action will allege CBL breached its obligations to keep shareholders properly informed about CBL’s French insurance business.
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Bentham IMF completes third round of US hiring since launch of $500m Fund devoted to US investments, bringing on talent to address funding demand for trade secrets and international arbitration disputes

Leading commercial litigation funder Bentham IMF has completed its third round of hiring since the November 2018 launch of its second fund devoted to US investments. New hires bolster Bentham’s ability to provide specialized expertise and boots-on-the-ground support.
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IMF Bentham responds to share price movement of rival Burford Capital Limited

In response to a (short) report issued by a US investment firm on 7 August 2019 on Burford Capital Limited, leading global dispute resolution financier and industry founder, IMF Bentham responds to share price movement of rival Burford, and notes the differences in relation to IMF’s accounting policies and disclosures.
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