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Class actions do have deterrent effect, academic finds

Class actions do have a deterrent effect in reducing corporate misbehaviour, a US academic has found. Professor Brian T Fitzpatrick said some critics claimed that the theory of deterrence could not be applied to class actions. He said academic studies were “unanimous” in finding that “the threat of a lawsuit deters misconduct”.

August 31st, 2017 | No Comments »

Therium secures “largest single investment in litigation funding”

Litigation funder Therium Capital Management Limited has announced that it has secured “market-transforming” funding of £200m to invest in large-scale commercial litigation, group litigation and arbitration.

May 5th, 2015 | No Comments »