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Benefits of dispute finance for companies

Dispute finance helps companies pursue their legal rights without cost or risk. It unlocks the monetary value in disputes, judgments and arbitral awards and removes legal spend from corporate balance sheets. Businesses use Omni Bridgeway’s dispute finance to create value, conserve cash and reduce costs and risks. This video outlines the benefits for companies.
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What Bluberi means for litigation funding and creditor recoveries in Canada

Associate Investment Managers and Legal Counsel Nickolas Tzoulas and Annie Lespérance hosted a webinar discussion on the background and importance of the Supreme Court of Canada’s unanimous decision in 9354-9186 Québec Inc. (Bluberi Gaming Technologies) v. Callidus Capital Corp., 2020 SCC 10 (the “Bluberi” case), which represented a milestone for commercial litigation funding in Canada, particularly in insolvencies and restructurings where lawsuits can be an asset class from which to maximize recovery for creditors.
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Improvements to the Australian class actions regime

With a federal parliamentary inquiry underway into Australia’s class action regime and the role of litigation funding, industry experts Clive Bowman of Omni Bridgeway and Jason Betts of Herbert Smith Freehills debate proposed reforms to improve the class actions regime.
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Proposed regulation of litigation funders in Australia

In this discussion class actions experts Clive Bowman of Omni Bridgeway and Jason Betts of Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the Australian government’s proposals to enhance regulation of litigation funders operating in Australia.
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Appropriate returns to group members in Australian class actions

The Australian class action system and the role of litigation funders are currently under the spotlight. In this discussion industry experts Clive Bowman of Omni Bridgeway and Jason Betts of Herbert Smith Freehills discuss whether any reform is needed to ensure group members receive appropriate returns from successful class actions.
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Impact of contingency fees in Victoria - implications for Australian class actions

Victoria has recently passed legislation permitting lawyers in that state to charge “percentage-based” or contingency fees in class actions. In this discussion Clive Bowman of Omni Bridgeway and Jason Betts of Herbert Smith Freehills discuss the potential impact of proposals to allow contingency fees in class actions more broadly.
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Class closure orders in Australian class actions

Critical issues relating to Australian class actions and litigation funding are being considered and debated due to the federal parliamentary inquiry currently underway. Class actions experts Clive Bowman of Omni Bridgeway and Jason Betts of Herbert Smith Freehills talk about issues relating to class closure orders.
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