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Litigation Risk Management and Funding Methods

                    Litigation Risk Management and  Funding Methods Litigation Risk Management and  Funding Methods Although disputes are unwelcome, they frequently arise in various business settings. Many disputes can...

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Crypto Scam Recovery and Funding a Claim

                    Crypto Scam Recovery and Funding a Claim Crypto Scam Recovery and Funding a Claim In recent years, the rise of cryptocurrencies has sparked unprecedented innovation in financial markets worldwide....

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Solicitor Retainer: Billing Models and Funding

                    Solicitor Retainer: Billing Models and Funding Solicitor Retainer: Billing Models and Funding In the legal profession, the concept of retainers serves as a fundamental arrangement in the solicitor...

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Litigation Risk Insurance and Funding

                    Litigation Risk Insurance and Funding Litigation Risk Insurance and Funding In the landscape of business and commerce, companies often find themselves navigating complex legal issues where...

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Litigation Funding and Legal Funding

                    Litigation Funding and Legal Funding Litigation Funding and Legal Funding Legal disputes can present substantial financial risks for businesses due to the significant expenses associated with...

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Litigation Finance and Litigation Financing

                    Litigation Finance and Litigation Funding Litigation Finance and Litigation Financing Legal disputes can pose a significant financial risk for businesses as the costs of litigation can be great....

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Security for Costs: A Defendant Tactic

                    Security for Costs: A Defendant Tactic Security for Costs: A Defendant TacticWhat is security for costs? Security for costs is a legal concept that allows a defendant in a civil case to request that...

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Funding insolvency litigation: Some basics

Funding insolvency litigation: Some basics

                    Funding insolvency litigation: Some basics What is after-the-event (ATE) legal expenses insurance? Litigation is inherently risky. If a claim is unsuccessful the Claimant may have to pay the...

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Appealing HMRC Penalties and Funding your Case

Appealing HMRC Penalties and Funding your Case

                    Appealing HMRC Penalties and Funding your Case Although many small businesses and the self-employed do their best to avoid it, they can sometimes receive a penalty notice from HMRC for...

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Own Sides Costs : Funding and Insurance

                    Own Sides Costs Own Sides Costs Litigation funding, in all its guises, is a constantly evolving sector with new products entering the market on a regular basis – some from well-established funders...

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No win no fee funding: How it works

                    No win no fee funding: How it worksNo win no fee funding: How it worksIn litigation, a crucial factor when deciding whether to bring a claim is determining the legal costs involved. Any party that...

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What is Legal Expenses Insurance?

                    What is Legal Expenses Insurance?What is Legal Expenses Insurance?The legal costs of bringing a claim can be incredibly high in many types of cases, especially commercial litigation. These costs can...

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Funding Legal Costs in Commercial Litigation

Funding Legal Costs in Commercial Litigation

                    Funding legal costs in commercial litigationFunding legal costs in commercial litigationWhen deciding to bring or fight a claim, an important factor is costs. Any party that is seeking to resolve a...

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Cash-flowing meritorious insolvency claims

                    Cash-flowing meritorious insolvency claimsCash flowing meritorious insolvency claimsIn life and in litigation we can always be certain of at least one thing: uncertainty. The International Monetary...

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Security for costs and litigation funding

Security for costs and litigation funding

                      Security for costs and litigation fundingSecurity for costs and litigation fundingWhat is security for costs? It is the typical rule in litigation that the losing party will be ordered to pay...

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Is litigation funding what you think it is?

                   Is litigation fundingwhat you think it is?What does litigation funding mean to you? Mark Beaumont dispels the myths around funding insolvency litigation. Litigation funding means different things to...

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How do you fund a lower value dispute?

                   How do you fund a lower value dispute?Commercial disputes worth between £100,000 and £1m: How do you fund them? There is a general assumption among many dispute resolution lawyers that lower value...

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Stop worrying and learn to love the future

Stop worrying and learn to love the future

                    Stop worrying and learn to love the futureMark Beaumont looks at the need to address the adoption of new technologies in dispute resolution, in an article that appeared in Recovery magazine's Winter...

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Litigation turned up to 11

                    Litigation turned up to 11One of the creators of ‘This is Spinal Tap’ is launching a £100M lawsuit against the multinational parent company of Universal Music and StudioCanal. The action accuses...

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Funding Insolvency Litigation in 2016

                    Funding Insolvency Litigation in 2016Mark Beaumont explores the options for funding insolvency litigation in 2016. In early 2013, before the Jackson Reforms came into force, I recall senior people...

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Compensation for breach of contract

Unfortunately, disputes over contracts occur all too frequently in business life: sometimes the only option is to seek compensation for breach of contract via a legal route. The good news is that when it comes to disagreements over contracts, there is often a way to...

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Banking negligence – securing justice

Banking negligence has always been an issue, however, the question of how to sue a bank for negligence, mis-selling or fraud would not have even been considered a few years ago… but that was before the scandals of PPI, interest rate swap mis selling, LIBOR and FOREX...

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Beaumont advises IPs on swaps, caps and collars

Beaumont advises IPs on swaps, caps and collars

Co-founder and director of Annecto Legal Mark Beaumont considers why insolvency practitioners should partner with IRHP mis-selling experts, to ensure creditors aren’t deprived of potential compensation, in the Winter 2015 edition of RECOVERY magazine. Read more....

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Private prosecution costs – what you need to know

Private prosecution costs – what you need to know

What is a Private Prosecution? Private prosecutions come into play either when statutory prosecution services such as the police or the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) make the decision not to proceed with a criminal investigation, or when a private individual or...

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Annecto Legal featured in The Lawyer

Annecto Legal featured in The Lawyer

Annecto Legal director Mark Beaumont recently participated in a feature on rising costs of banking litigation for TheLawyer.com. As mentioned before on this blog, the increasing cost of litigation due to rising court fees is a bigger barrier to legitimate cases...

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Annecto Legal featured in the Law Society Gazette

Annecto Legal featured in the Law Society Gazette

Annecto Legal's Mark Beaumont was recently interviewed by Rachel Rothwell of the Law Society Gazette for a feature on third party litigation funding and ATE insurance. You can read the full article on the Law Society Gazette website.  

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Not all funders are created equal…

You would think that litigation funding would be an easy sell: taking on all legal risks and costs to help businesses resolve a dispute should sound quite attractive to a firm faced with a legal challenge. But sadly there is an image problem. This is partly due...

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A step-by-step guide to pursuing legal claims

Litigation is a minefield for small business owners. How are you to know which lawyer can get you the result you need, when everyone you speak to – pound signs in their eyes – is telling you they’re more than up to the task? How are you to manage spiralling financial...

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The two faces of professional indemnity insurance

Professional negligence and professional indemnity insurance (PII) are closely related, and having a working definition of both is helpful before discussing the latter. When an individual fails to meet general standards of competence in their professional field of...

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What you can do when you’ve been missold an IRHP product

It's a familiar, sad story: a large organisation considers itself above both the law and common decency, and so exploits smaller businesses – confident that its sheer size and power will allow it to act with impunity. In theory, we could be discussing negligence, IP...

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Michael Lent discusses court fees on BBC News

Annecto Legal's litigation funding and insurance specialist Michael Lent appeared on BBC News to share his thoughts on the recent hike in court fees. Despite widespread opposition from the legal and small business communities, the government's unpopular plans were...

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Why every business needs a firm grasp of negligence

In business and in life generally, we put a lot of trust in people: we rely on the fact that the people we work with will act professionally and carefully, and not make mistakes that cause us major damage. We also rely on many other simple things that are so obvious...

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Litigation – where to start

It's a cliché, but it's true: litigation can be a minefield if you're unfamiliar with the processes involved. If you're beginning to litigate, the legal system can often seem complex and alien, but with a little knowledge it really isn't that difficult to get your...

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Could your business be sitting on a golden egg?

A business with a commercial claim for damages has a ‘contingent asset’. While realising this asset hasn’t always been practical (as businesses are unable to access legal aid), alternative funding options now enable the pursuit of claims while taking minimum risks and...

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Time to think differently about litigation & risk

Whether you’re at an SME, a major multinational business, or you’re a sole trader, you’re under pressure to make the right decisions: decisions that become tougher when uncertainty is a major factor. In litigation, uncertainty is everywhere, and the result is lots of...

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