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 [...]

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 [...]

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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