“Funding Criteria for Class Actions” (2009) - The University of New South Wales Law Journal - by W Attrill, J Walker and S Khouri
Since listing, IMF Bentham identified large-scale multi-party litigation, including class actions, as a potential source of business and it has subsequently become the largest single component of IMF’s litigation portfolio.
In the UNSW Law Journal Forum paper - Funding Criteria for Class Actions - Wayne Attrill, Susanna Khouri and John Walker discuss the funding criteria for multi-party actions, including IMF's assessment of liability risks, quantum risks and enforcement risks.
This article covers:
- The Population of Claims
- Generic Funding Criteria
- Shareholder Class Action Funding Criteria
- Product Liability Class Action Funding Criteria
- Cartel Class Action Funding
The full UNSW Law Journal Article can be viewed here.