Securities Group Actions in the UK – Opportunities and Uncertainties for Investors

Group action

It is evident that there has been a marked rise in group securities litigation globally in recent years. This can be traced back to the 2010 US Supreme Court’s decision in Morrison v National Australia Bank 561 US 247 (2010), which restricted the extra-territorial effect of US securities legislation and in turn encouraged shareholders to […]

ESG litigation finance: Investing in accountability

Litigation is a costly procedure. Available resources can substantially impact outcomes, and smaller players are often disadvantaged against large corporations. However, the growth in litigation finance is helping to balance the scales. By funding access to legal proceedings claiming for those unable to cover the costs, litigation finance democratises the access to justice and improves […]