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Funding commercial claims: 5 key facts for litigators and in-house counsel
Expert Insights June 28, 2018 11:00 pm By Kate Hurford, IMF Bentham

The high cost of litigation and the risk of adverse costs orders deter most individuals and companies from commencing litigation, even where they have a strong case. While much recent news on litigation funding has focused on class actions and the role that funding is playing in those proceedings, third party litigation funders are involved in a range of actions, including the funding of commercial claims on behalf of a company or individual.

Competing class actions: Permanent stays and claim selection
Expert Insights May 29, 2018 6:15 pm By Damian Grave, Helen Mould, James Page and Jane Hywood of Herbert Smith Freehills

The recent decision of the Federal Court of Australia in GetSwift to permanently stay two out of three competing class action claims and to select the claim allowed to go forward represents a significant development in class action litigation in Australia.