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Bob Koneck of Woodsford explains why a highly anticipated decision rendered from the US Supreme Court in late June will likely not dramatically alter the landscape of securities-fraud class action in the US, despite its potential to do so.
Alex Hickson has been promoted to Senior Investment Officer at Woodsford. Alex, an Australian-qualified lawyer, joined Woodsford in August 2019 as an Investment Officer in the company's London office. He is now returning to Australia.
UK-based Woodsford has been granted an Australian financial services licence and becomes the first overseas funder authorised to fund class actions in Australia under new regulations which came into effect last year.
Woodsford has promoted Robin 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 litigation and arbitration.