Update on litigation funding regulation in Australia
In my article on 12 June 2020, I referred to the Government's plans to require litigation funders to obtain an Australian Financial Services License (AFSL) and to be subject to the managed investment scheme regulatory regime. I supported the reforms as a means of increasing the transparency of litigation funding arrangements, which could potentially alleviate the distrust of funders by corporates and insurers in Australia. So what has happened since then? The short answer is "a lot".
To view the original article published in The Global Legal Post, please click here.