Supreme Court Update: Securities Class Actions and Litigation Finance

Supreme Court Update: Securities Class Actions and Litigation Finance By Woodsford’s Bob Koneck The Supreme Court of the United States issued a decision last week in Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. v. Arkansas Teacher Retirement System concerning a securities-fraud class action against Goldman Sachs.  It had [...]

Robin M. Davis promoted to Chief Investment Officer (US)

Robin M. Davis promoted to Chief Investment Officer (US). Woodsford today announced the promotion of Robin M. Davis to Chief Investment Officer, US The promotion means that the Quinn Emanuel and MIT alum now leads Woodsford’s US underwriting and investment team for all types of [...]

By |2021-10-12T15:50:00+00:00January 19th, 2021|Categories: Australia, Robin M. Davis|Tags: , , |

Case Law Update: Delaware finds litigation funding-related documents either irrelevant or covered by the work product doctrine

Delaware finds litigation funding-related documents either irrelevant or covered by the work product doctrine. Woodsford's Dan Kesack assesses the latest developments in the Delaware relating to discovery and litigation funding-related documents: A pair of decisions from the District of Delaware provide comfort that litigation funders and their [...]

Case Law Update: Another Court Declines to Order Discovery of Litigation Funding-Related Documents

Woodsford's Robin M. Davis assesses the latest developments in the US relating to discovery in cases where a funder is involved: The trend among US Federal district courts favoring limited discovery into documents and communications related to litigation funding due to their limited relevance and [...]

How litigation funding can help universities protect innovation

In an article that appeared in 'Litigation Funding' (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford's Robin Davis looks at how litigation funders can help universities, their faculty and students protect the value of their IP. “Top colleges and universities around the world [...]

By |2019-11-13T14:35:44+00:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: IP, Litigation Funding, Robin M. Davis, TTO|Tags: , , , |

New Case Law on Discoverability of Litigation Funding Agreements in the US

Woodsford's Robin M. Davis assesses the latest developments in the US relating to discovery in cases where a funder is involved: Earlier this month, the US District Court for the Northern District of California issued a notable decision regarding discovery of litigation funding agreements.  MLC [...]

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