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“Funding Criteria for Class Actions” (2009) - The University of New South Wales Law Journal - by W Attrill, J Walker and S Khouri

June 01, 2009


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.

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