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IMF Bentham Limited is a leading global financial services company providing third-party finance to parties involved in legal disputes. We are delighted to share the experiences and knowledge of our thought leaders and subject matter experts through our blog e-journal. We invite you to share our blogs and we also welcome your questions and feedback.

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June 18, 2020
Every good law student, and indeed litigation funder, knows that it is a maxim of English law that if there is a conflict between the common law and equity, equity will prevail. The judicial approach to litigation funding has largely been shaped by the motivations of those parties who either have funded cases or have been the beneficiaries of such funding.
June 16, 2020
The Australian Parliamentary inquiry into litigation funding and class actions announced earlier this year seeks to ensure fair and equitable outcomes for claimants and group members. As a pioneer of the industry and largest funder in Australia, Omni Bridgeway fully supports these aims. Part of our business is to provide finance and access to justice to claimants and group members in class actions who lack the resources to pursue complex and costly disputes.
June 15, 2020
A pair of recent legal developments involving the United Arab Emirates should significantly enhance the ability of parties seeking to enforce judgments from this important Middle Eastern business hub.
June 11, 2020
Omni Bridgeway is delighted to welcome highly respected international arbitrator, Benjamin Hughes, to its Investment Committees.
June 10, 2020
The claimants in the ‘Alucobond’ cladding class action had a significant victory in court last week. The claimants, which include the bodies corporate of residential apartment buildings plus local councils, are bringing the product liability class action against the manufacturers of ‘Alucobond’ PE core cladding products, being the German company, 3A Composites GmbH and the Australian company, Halifax Vogel Group Pty Ltd. The action has been brought in the Federal Court of Australia under consumer protection laws.
May 27, 2020
Winning a case may represent just the first step in a long, difficult battle to recover the proceeds. Omni Bridgeway assists clients in Asia by leveraging deep local knowledge, global resources, and decades of enforcement expertise.
May 22, 2020
Omni Bridgeway Limited welcomes the proposal outlined by the Federal Government today to require all litigation funders operating in Australia to hold an Australian Financial Services Licence (AFSL) and to conduct class actions in compliance with the managed investment scheme (MIS) regime.
May 20, 2020
In-house teams are increasingly being asked to do more with less. Dispute finance can provide a pathway to help them achieve their companies’ financial goals while pursuing highly meritorious claims and substantially mitigating risk.
May 14, 2020
In New Zealand, dispute finance is becoming a more regular feature of the legal landscape. Leading global funder, Omni Bridgeway, recently announced it is expanding its footprint into New Zealand, where the company is already active in several actions.
May 13, 2020
Omni Bridgeway is pleased to have 22 of our global team recognised as thought leaders in the inaugural edition of WWL: Thought Leaders – Third Party Funding 2020 published by Who’s Who Legal.
April 24, 2020
Dispute finance is providing helpful liquidity for businesses of all sizes who are seeking to preserve cash.
April 17, 2020
In the current environment, businesses affected by mandatory closures, as well as their lawyers, may face constraints on cash and difficult decisions. Dispute finance options may be part of the solution for businesses seeking to relieve pressure on legal budgets and manage cash flow. We thought a quick overview of dispute finance might be useful for those looking for new strategies.
April 15, 2020
Omni Bridgeway Limited is delighted to announce the appointment of Raymond van Hulst to the Board of Directors.
April 10, 2020
The Hon Justice Beach recently made orders approving the settlements in two related shareholder class actions.
March 17, 2020
Omni Bridgeway Limited, (formerly known as IMF Bentham ASX:IMF), has welcomed talented new colleagues to the team as the company continues its international expansion. The appointments include global leadership positions following the merger of IMF and Omni Bridgeway in November 2019 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.
March 12, 2020
Dispute finance can be applied in creative ways to generate value within the insurance industry.
February 27, 2020
The Federal Court of Australia has today granted leave for the claimants in the two combustible cladding class actions to expand the claims against the respective defendants in those actions. The class actions are being funded by IMF Bentham and the claimants are represented by William Roberts Lawyers.
February 20, 2020
IMF Bentham Limited and Omni Bridgeway are excited to announce that IMF Bentham Limited is adopting the unified global name of Omni Bridgeway, following a shareholder vote at the company's General Meeting on 14 February 2020.
January 29, 2020
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
December 05, 2019
The High Court of Australia has handed down its judgment on common fund orders in the most significant ruling relating to litigation funding since the Fostif case.