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Omni Bridgeway has announced the arrivals of Eloise Matsui and Mitch Dearness, who join its growing team in Asia as Investment Managers. Eloise was previously with Stephenson Harwood, where she was a partner in the restructuring and insolvency team in Hong Kong. Mitch was previously with Herbert Smith Freehills, where he was a Senior Associate in the Singapore disputes team. In addition, Kristen Smith (Melbourne) and Ewen McNee (Sydney) have been promoted to Senior Investment Managers, and Niall Watson-Dunne’s role as Investment Manager (Sydney) expands in recognition of his case management responsibilities. Cheng-Yee Khong (Hong Kong) has been appointed Senior Relationship Manager, responsible for new case origination and relationship management across jurisdictions.
By establishing a registration system to be able to assist claimants with future reconciliations or participation in a claim compensation program, the initiative is intended to simplify the compensation of war-time damage for any company or individual with a claim of at least EUR 1 million that has suffered direct economic losses from the actions of Russia since 27 February 2014.
Hugh Meighen of Borden Ladner Gervais, Paul Rand of Omni Bridgeway, and Chenyang Li of Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg explain why regulatory intervention is not necessary in the Canadian litigation funding market, arguing that the common law in the country is sufficiently developed, litigation funding is not yet being provided as a consumer service in Canada, and lawyers' intervention and professional responsibilities go a long way to mitigating concerns.
After the event (ATE) insurance provider Litica has announced recently passing the significant milestone of insuring £750million of exposure across its book of litigation-based insurance. This announcement comes shortly after the news that Litica has exclusively provided the capacity for a new fund launched by Omni Bridgeway.

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