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Increased Regulation of Litigation Funding Seminar

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Owen Dixon Commonwealth Law Courts Building

305 William Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3000

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Increased regulation of litigation funding - a timely crackdown or a regulatory solution in search of a problem?

Both the Victorian Law Reform Commission and the Australian Law Reform Commission are currently enquiring into the issue of regulation of litigation funding in class actions and other proceedings. The keynote speakers and the panel members will discuss the pros and cons of regulation and the issues to be considered with reference to both overseas and Australian experience.

The seminar will be followed by refreshments.

Chair
The Honourable Bernard Michael Murphy, Judge of the Federal Court of Australia


Keynote Speakers
Professor Deborah Hensler, John W Ford Professor of Dispute Resolution at Stanford Law School, Stanford, California.


Justice Sarah Derrington, President of the Australian Law Reform Commission and Judge of the Federal Court of Australia.

Panel
Andrew Watson, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers
Jason Betts, Herbert Smith Freehills Lawyers
Hugh McLernon, Bentham IMF Litigation Funding
Susan Dunn, Harbour Litigation Funding
Professor Vicki Waye, University of South Australia


RSVP:- Friday 20 March 2018


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