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11.12.2018 / Global Insolvency

Stephen Akers' appointment features in Global Insolvency.

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26.11.2018 / New Law Journal

Stephen Akers appointment features in New Law Journal.

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22.11.2018 / Economa

Stephen Akers' appointment features in Economa.

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21.11.2018 / Global Banking and Finance Review

Stephen Akers’ appointment features in Global Banking and Finance Review.

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20.11.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Stephen Akers’ appointment features in Litigation Finance Journal.

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20.11.2018 / Therium

Therium appoints Stephen Akers to lead its global insolvency practice.

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07.11.2018 / Therium

Therium Capital Management wins “Insolvency Litigation Funder of the Year Award” at this year’s “Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency” awards.

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01.11.2018 / Litigation Funding

Jeunesse Mensier on security for costs in funded investment arbitration.

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16.10.2018 / The American Lawyer

Therium’s plans to launch a full service litigation funding operation in Australia in January 2019 features in The American Lawyer.

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15.10.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Therium’s plans to launch a full service litigation funding operation in Australia in January 2019 features in Litigation Finance Journal.

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15.10.2018 / Australasia Lawyer

Therium’s plans to launch a full service litigation funding operation in Australia in January 2019 features in Australasia Lawyer.

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15.10.2018 / Therium

Therium to launch full service litigation funding operations in Australia in January 2019

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06.10.2018 / Turnaround, Restructuring and Insolvency Awards

Therium has been shortlisted in the Insolvency Litigation Funder of the Year category of the TRI Awards, which take place in London on 6 November.

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23.08.2018 / CDR

Elizabeth Korchin appointment features in CDR

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07.08.2018 / Law360

Elizabeth Korchin appointment features in Law360.

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06.08.2018 / Therium

Therium adds to investment team in New York with the appointment of Elizabeth Korchin.

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02.07.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Phi Finney McDonald has filed the Therium funded Commonwealth Bank Australia shareholder class action.

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25.06.2018 / Litigation Funding

Tim Mayer's article in Litigation Funding analyses the International Council for Commercial Arbitration (ICCA)

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14.06.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

Tim Mayer’s podcast in Litigation Finance Journal.

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14.06.2018 / Litigation Finance Journal

How Therium and law firm Phi Finney McDonald won the right to lead the GetSwift class action claim in Australia is reported in the Litigation Finance Journal.

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11.06.2018 / Law Society Gazette

A look at law firms moving into funding.

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11.06.2018 / Financial Times

Lex’s take on the growth of litigation funding in the UK.

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08.06.2018 / Daily Telegraph

Litigation fund launched by investment firm Connection Capital funded by Therium.

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29.05.2018 / The Lawyer

Funding takes centre stage in decision of who leads group claim. Therium had a “clearly preferable funding model” according to Mr Justice Lee and Phi Finney McDonald appointed as a result.

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16.05.2018 / Therium

The Brief is full of the firm’s news and views on market developments in litigation and arbitration finance. Highlights in this issue: Update from John Byrne and Neil Purslow, Co-Founders, Therium Capital Management Therium completes first close of new £300 million fund from global institutional investors Taking advantage of group litigation offerings, by Neil …

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25.04.2018 / Business Insider

Therium funding of potential class action against AMP is reported in the Australian press.

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17.04.2018 / Financial Review

Class action lawyers to fight over GetSwift.

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16.04.2018 / Law Society Gazette

Elly Brindle appointment features in Law Society Gazette.

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13.04.2018 / City AM

Elly Brindle appointment features in City AM.

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12.04.2018 / Therium

Therium adds to its investment team in London with Elly Brindle.

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10.04.2018 / The Australian

Therium funding of Class Action against Commonwealth Bank Australia reported in The Australian.

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03.04.2018 / Lawyerpress

Therium completa su nuevo fondo de 300 millones de libras para financiar litigios.

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29.03.2018 / Daily Telegraph

London Court set to give the go-ahead to ‘dieselgate’ lawsuit for 60,000 Volkswagen car owners.

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29.03.2018 / Reuters

London court set to give go-ahead to ‘dieselgate’ group driver lawsuit.

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29.03.2018 / Financial Times

UK drivers have seven months to join VW dieselgate case.

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15.02.2018 / City A.M.

Noel Edmonds’ litigation funder Therium completes £300m fundraising led by US insurer Amtrust.

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15.02.2018 / The Lawyer

Therium calls on Simmons as it launches largest-ever litigation fund.

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14.02.2018 / Therium

Therium Completes First Close Of New £300 Million Fund From Global Institutional Investors.

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13.02.2018 / Sky News

Postmasters land funding for legal‎ clash over Post Office IT fiasco.

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12.02.2018 / Financial Times

UK corporate court cases drop by a quarter.

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31.01.2018 / Financial Times

Noel Edmonds secures funding for HBOS lawsuit.

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31.01.2018 / The Guardian

Noel Edmonds secures funding to pursue £60m Lloyds claim.

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28.12.2017 / Financial Times

Litigation funders spurred on by bigger caseload.

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30.11.2017 / Financial Times

Google faces UK suit over alleged snooping on iPhone users.

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30.11.2017 / Fortune

Google Faces a Fresh Privacy Class Action Suit Over Tracking iPhone Safari Users.

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20.11.2017 / Legal Week

Addleshaws advises on £1bn damages claim against truck cartel.

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31.10.2017 / Milano Finanza

Oliver Novick co-authored article with Cino Raffa of Crea in Italy’s Milano Finanza.

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17.10.2017 / Ciar Global

Ignacio Delgado interview published in Ciar Global, a magazine about arbitration in Latin America.

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10.10.2017 / Evening Standard

Public finally scents blood as Lloyds trial looms.

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27.09.2017 / The In-House Lawyer

Taking advantage of group litigation offerings.

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14.09.2017 / Logistics Manager

RHA truck price fixing claim hits £720m.

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13.09.2017 / UK Haulier

EU Truck Cartel continues to dominate haulage sector headlines.

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11.09.2017 / Commercial Motor

RHA led truck cartel compensation action passes 2,000th haulier mark.

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20.07.2017 / The Lawyer

Why AI will turbocharge the litigation funding market.

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19.07.2017 / City A.M.

Connection Capital raises £8m from private investors for Volkswagen and Lloyds Bank litigation funder Therium.

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18.07.2017 / CityWire

The class action against Royal Bank of Scotland that recently hit the headlines was an interesting case for investors in more ways than one.

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29.06.2017 / The American Lawyer

UK Litigation Funder Expands in US After Launch Last Year.

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29.06.2017 / The Global Legal Post

Therium adds to investment teams in New York and London.

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13.06.2017 / BBC News

Trucker body to seek cartel compensation.

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13.06.2017 / Sky News

British hauliers secure funding for £4bn truck cartel claim.

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10.06.2017 / The Times

A court case may result in healthy profits, if you win.

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02.06.2017 / The Times

Leading high street names line up to seek damages from Visa and Mastercard.

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16.05.2017 / Therium

The Brief is full of the firm’s news and views on market developments in litigation and arbitration finance. Highlights in this issue: Therium launches in Germany as the country’s first full service litigation funder Tipping the balance. Essar vs. Norscot; a watershed moment for litigation funding?, By Timothy Mayer In the spotlight: Q & A…

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12.05.2017 / New Law Journal

Taking root.

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13.03.2017 / The Global Legal Post

Therium becomes Germany’s first full service litigation funder.

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13.03.2017 / Therium

Therium launches in Germany as the country’s first full service litigation funder.

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01.02.2017 / TGC

Retainer to Recovery, A Journey through Modern Litigation. Wednesday 1st February 2017. Whether we like it or not, in the current climate, civil litigators at all levels need to be experts in costs issues, whether when grappling with cost budgets, understanding ‘proportionality’ or dealing with fixed costs.

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09.01.2017 / The Lawyer

VW and Freshfields mount defence as British car owners demand £3k each over emissions scandal.

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05.12.2016 / Law&Trends

Pérez-Llorca hosts an event in Madrid on litigation financing in bankruptcy scenarios.

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01.12.2016 / Litigation Funding

Tipping the balance. Essar vs. Norscot; a watershed moment for litigation funding?

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29.11.2016 / Therium

Therium appoints Tom Sibert as General Counsel and Investment Officer.

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28.11.2016 / The Law Society Gazette

Litigation funding: capital gain.

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22.11.2016 / Bloomberg Markets

In Pursuit of a 10,000% Return.

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18.11.2016 / Association of Litigation Funders

Statement from the Association of Litigation Funders of England & Wales regarding the Court of Appeal Judgment in Excalibur.

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14.11.2016 / Windpower Monthly

Litigation against Spanish banks set to snowball.

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10.10.2016 / The Law Society Gazette

Absent businessman jailed over dispute with litigation funder.

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01.09.2016 / Sky News

Barclays Accused Of Making $3bn ‎Loan To Fund Qatar Share Deal.

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25.08.2016 / Therium

THERIUM NORDIC AS BREAKFAST BRIEFING INVITATION 6 September 2016: LITIGATION FUNDING – A TOOL TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS? Therium Nordic AS, part of Therium Group, introduced litigation funding to Scandinavia when it launched in Oslo this Spring. Founded in London in 2009, Therium is one of the world’s leading litigation funders. Therium Nordic has received … Continue reading LITIGATION FUNDING – A TOOL TO GROW YOUR BUSINESS?

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27.07.2016 / Therium

The Brief is full of the firm’s news and views on market developments in litigation and arbitration finance. Highlights in this issue: Therium launches in the US and Scandinavia Litigation growth in financial markets disputes by Hanif Virji In the spotlight: Q & A with Andrew Head of Forsters LLP

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19.07.2016 / el Economista

Therium funding Spanish service station price fixing claims against fuel suppliers reported by el Economista. El fondo Therium exigirá a Repsol, Cepsa y BP daños por fijar los precios.

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14.07.2016 / Expansión

Therium funding renewable energy company claims against Spanish banks for mis-selling swaps reported in Spain’s Expansión. Llega a España Therium, un fondo para financiar demandas millonarias.

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29.06.2016 / The Times

Now litigation has value worth investment

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13.06.2016 / Financial News

Closet indexers beware: the lawyers are coming… maybe

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03.06.2016 / CDR

Follow the funders

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01.06.2016 / Litigation Funding

Litigation finance growth in financial markets disputes

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01.06.2016 / Therium

Therium Launches In Oslo as First Litigation Funder in Scandinavia

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22.05.2016 / The Sunday Times

We're just looking for a fair exchange.

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30.04.2016 / The Times

Where are the rich putting their money now? They are backing major corporate legal cases. Some 5,700 private shareholders and 300 pension and investment funds are bringing a class action against Lloyds banking group and its former directors over its acquisition of HBOS. It is one of the highest-profile litigation cases to come out of … Continue reading The Times. Trust in the law for big returns

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21.04.2016 / GAR

Funder hires for New York opening.

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19.04.2016 / The American Lawyer

U.K. Litigation Funder Taps Proskauer Lawyer for U.S. Debut.

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19.04.2016 / Therium

Therium Group Holdings Limited announces that it is launching operations in the United States, headquartered in New York City.

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18.02.2016 / The Lawyer

Therium in talks with firms to launch funding ABS.

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10.02.2016 / Therium

The Brief is full of the firm’s news and views on market developments in litigation and arbitration finance. Inside this issue: The key drivers of growth in litigation funding in the UK. Launch of Therium AHV Financial Markets Dispute funding goes mainstream. Keynote speaking engagements Press highlights In the spotlight: Q & A with Simon … Continue reading The Brief

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11.01.2016 / Mishcon de Reya

Therium partnership with Mishcon de Reya as funder for claims regarding the mis-selling of complex IRHPs.

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08.12.2015 / CDR

Article about the launch of Therium AHV Financial Markets, Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore joining as Investment Team Principles, and our litigation funding survey with Just Costs Solicitors

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03.12.2015 / Harcus Sinclair

Neil Purslow quoted in Harcus Sinclair article on the introduction of the Consumer Rights Act.

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23.11.2015 / Therium

Therium Partners with AHV to Create First Financial Markets Focused Litigation Funder.

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23.11.2015 / City AM

Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore appointed as Investment Team Principals.

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23.11.2015 / Financial News

Lloyds lawsuit backer launches first dedicated financial legal fund.

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15.10.2015 / CDR

Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore appointed as Investment Team Principals.

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14.10.2015 / Therium

Therium survey of litigation partners at leading finds that Financials Services sector and risk management are key drivers of growth in litigation funding in the UK.

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14.10.2015 / The Times

Third-party lawsuit funding on the up – claim funders Third-party funding of lawsuits is on the cusp of taking off in the UK – according to the funders themselves. A survey released by one of the big players claims that 70 per cent of litigation partners at the country’s leading law firms reckon that clients … Continue reading Times third party law suit

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13.10.2015 / City AM

Therium appoints Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore as Principals in its Investment Team 13 October 2015 Therium Capital, a leading third party litigation funder, has appointed Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore as Principals in its Investment Team. They will be responsible for sourcing and reviewing domestic and international litigation and arbitration funding opportunities for Therium … Continue reading Therium appoints Mayer and Moore as Principals in its Investment Team

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13.10.2015 / Therium

Therium appoints Timothy Mayer and Nicholas Moore as Principals in its Investment Team.

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04.09.2015 / Investment and Pensions Europe

Class action activity is on the rise in the US where some European institutions have received big payouts. But Gail Moss finds that many pension funds are unaware they might be losing money by not making claims.

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24.07.2015 / Investment and Pensions Europe

Pension funds initiate £300m class action claim over Lloyds HBOS takeover. By Taha Lokhandwala

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05.05.2015 / The Financial Times

Therium raises £200m in litigation funding.

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05.05.2015 / The Law Society Gazette

Litigation funder pledges £200m for new cases.

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01.05.2015 / Therium

Therium Capital Announces £200m Fundraising. Biggest ever single investment in litigation funding globally.

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19.12.2014 / Therium

Therium Announces New Portfolio Funding Model. Innovative portfolio funding model launched with first law firm.

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Events:

06.12.2018

London : Neil Purslow spoke on a panel about Funding Securities Litigation at KNect365’s Securities Litigation conference in London.

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28.11.2018

Paris, France : Tim Mayer spoke at the 6th GAR Live Paris on funding and its impact on the arbitration firm’s business model.

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27.11.2018

Madrid, Spain : Ignacio Delgado is speaking at the Fourth Spanish ICC Forum on arbitration.

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19.11.2018

Madrid, Spain : Tim Mayer will be speaking at the Fifth International Conference for a Euro-Mediterranean Community of International Arbitration.

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19.11.2018

New York, NY : Therium is sponsoring the Serle Court International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York on 19 November at the InterContinental New York Barclay Hotel.

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06.11.2018

London : Neil Purslow will be speaking at the Cyber Risk Summit in London on 6 November at the America Square Conference Centre.

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19.10.2018

Chicago, Illinois : Eric H. Blinderman will be speaking at the 2018 ABA Class Action Institute on 19 October.

17.10.2018

Melbourne, Australia : Neil Purslow will be speaking at the Herbert Smith Freehills class action panel event in Melbourne on 17 October.

16.10.2018

London : Tim Mayer will be speaking at Debtwire’s Restructuring Day seminar in London. Tim will be taking part in a Q&A on litigation funding

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07.10.2018

Rome, Italy : Neil Purslow and Tim Mayer will be attending the IBA Annual Conference in Rome on 7-12 October.

02.10.2018

New York, NY : Eric Blinderman will be speaking on the defence funding panel at the Litigation Financing & Investment Forum on 2 October.

20.09.2018

London : Tim Mayer and Neil Purslow will be speaking at the CDR Autumn Litigation Symposium in London on 20 September.

11.06.2018

Los Angeles, California : William Weisman speaking at the Litigation Funding Conference in Los Angeles on 14 June.

05.06.2018

Berkeley, California : Eric Blinderman spoke at the first Joint Coordination Conference at Berkeley Co-Sponsored by UC-Irvine UC-Berkeley and Emory University Schools of Law.

04.05.2018

London : Tim Mayer spoke at the 8th Annual GAR Live London event on 10 May.

21.03.2018

Ankara, Turkey : Tim Mayer spoke at the FIDIC update and arbitration masterclass hosted by CMS in Ankara, Turkey, on 21 March.

16.11.2017

Oslo : Henrik A. Jensen spoke on 16th November in Oslo at an arbitration workshop hosted by law firms Schjødt (Norway) and Roschier (Sweden) and London barristers’ chambers 20 Essex Street (UK).

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09.11.2017

Stockholm : Henrik Berg spoke on 9th November in Stockholm at Young Arbitrators Sweden’s “Arbitration Day” hosted by law firm Mannheimer Swartling.

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08.11.2017

London : Tim Mayer took part in a debate in London on the draft report of the ICCA-QMUL Task Force on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration. The event is hosted by QMUL and Norton Rose Fulbright.

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30.10.2017

Therium : Neil Purslow spoke at the Litigation Funding Conference, Monday 2nd October.

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18.10.2017

London : Neil Purslow spoke at Addleshaw Goddard’s AIPN Third Party Funding seminar.

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12.10.2017

London : Tim Mayer spoke at Debtwire’s Restructuring Day seminar in London. Tim took part in a panel on international arbitration.

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08.09.2017

Oslo : Therium Nordic hosted a breakfast seminar in Oslo on 8th September. Nick Moore from Therium’s London headquarters gave an update on the developments in litigation finance in UK and internationally.

28.06.2017

London : Neil Purslow spoke at Mishcon de Reya’s ‘The Art and Science of Litigation’ conference on 28th June 17

07.05.2017

London : Tim Mayer spoke at the 7th GAR Live conference in London on 15 May 2017

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23.11.2016

Madrid : Ignacio Delgado made a presentation on behalf of Therium at an event organised by the Perez-Llorca law firm. The subject was litigation funding and how it relates to companies in bankruptcy and receivership. Perez-Llorca invited lawyers, receivers in bankruptcy and others. James Blick (Judge) and Armando Betancort, a Spanish lawyer and specialist in bankruptcies, also … Continue reading Ignacio Delgado is making a presentation on behalf of Therium at an event organised by the Perez-Llorca law firm. The subject is litigation funding and how it relates to companies in bankruptcy and receivership. Perez-Llorca is inviting lawyers, receivers in bankruptcy and others. James Blick (Judge) and Armando Betancort, a Spanish lawyer and specialist in bankruptcies, are also making presentations.

14.11.2016

New York : Neil Purslow spoke at Serle Court’s International Trusts and Commercial Litigation Conference in New York.

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18.09.2016

Washington DC : John Byrne, Neil Purslow, Eric Blinderman and Patrick Dempsey attended the IBA annual conference in Washington.

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15.09.2016

Berlin : John Byrne spoke at Third Party Litigation Funding seminar in Berlin

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06.09.2016

Oslo : Therium hosted a breakfast briefing on litigation funding for the Scandinavian market.

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01.07.2016

Barcelona : Neil Purslow gave a talk about funding financial market disputes at the Banking Litigation Network Conference.

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12.05.2016

JLT, London : Neil Purslow and Hanif Virji spoke at JLT’s Commercial Litigation Conference. Hanif gave a talk entitled: “Building and funding group actions involving financial markets disputes.” Neil was a panellist for a discussion about trends in third party funding.

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19.05.2016

Polonia Palace Hotel, Warsaw : John Byrne spoke at CEE Consulting Group’s Introduction to Third Party Litigation Funding conference.

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18.05.2016

Freshfields, London : Tim Mayer was a panellist at the 6th Annual GAR Live London event. The debate, “Getting the client paid”, explored both the legal and practical aspects of enforcement and other means of monetising awards.

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20.04.2016

London : Neil Purslow spoke about “The Rise of Litigation Funding in the UK” at AIG’s Corporate Governance Event 2016

24.11.2015

London : Neil Purslow spoke at the C5 Financial Institutions Regulatory Disputes and Investigations conference on “Litigation strategies at the time of increased regulatory scrutiny” and led a masterclass on “De-risked strategies for recovering losses from defective and inappropriate financial products”.

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03.12.2015

London : Neil Purslow spoke at the International Bar Association’s “Third Party Funding and International Arbitration Conference”

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