Lochy Macpherson: Funding competition claims – What are the main trends?

Litigation funding has become a key factor in bringing antitrust damages claims. As litigation funding has gained more widespread acceptance, litigation funders have also gained confidence in experimenting with new models and making increasingly competitive offers.

Interview conducted by Marc Barennes, Managing Director, bureau Brandeis, Paris / Lecturer, Sciences Po, Paris.

After interviewing in 2019 James Williamson, an associate director with Vannin Capital, about the ways funders work with antitrust lawyers and, in 2020, Dr. Isabelle Berger-Steiner, a director with Nivalion AG, about the impact of Covid-19 on the funding of antitrust claims, it is my pleasure to interview this year Lochy Macpherson, commercial director of FinLegal.io, about the main trends in 2021 in antitrust litigation funding. FinLegal.io is the largest global litigation funding and after-the-event (ATE) insurance online marketplace, where litigation funders and ATE insurers can connect directly with lawyers, including antitrust lawyers, who seek funding to bring both individual or collective antitrust damages actions. In his capacity as commercial director, Lochy Macpherson

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Lochy Macpherson, Marc Barennes, Lochy Macpherson: Funding competition claims – What are the main trends?, February 2022, Concurrences N° 1-2022, Art. N° 104212, www.concurrences.com

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