Adding fuel to the litigation bonfire

7 February 2012 | By Chris Pagent (Partner)

One of the most significant developments we have seen over the last five years has been the emergence and growth of litigation funding.

With large corporations now starting to realise that litigation funding is one way to mitigate risk, we shouldn't be surprised to see more large corporations availing themselves of litigation funding to prosecute at least some of their claims going forward. The question that remains is whether the calls for regulation will be heard and what, if anything, will be done.

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