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“Funding Criteria for Class Actions” (2009) - The University of New South Wales Law Journal - by W Attrill, J Walker and S Khouri

IMF Bentham has financed many significant Australian representative proceedings and class actions, particularly those brought on behalf of aggrieved shareholders and investors. IMF chooses its cases with care and in this paper for the UNSW Law Journal, the funding criteria for multi-party actions are examined and discussed, including IMF's assessment of liability risks, quantum risks and enforcement risks.