Woodsford’s Public Submission to the Treasury in respect draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022

2022-10-31T09:55:06+00:00October 4th, 2022|

Yesterday, 3rd October 2022 ,Woodsford submitted our considered response to the Australian Treasury, in respect of the draft Corporations Amendment (Litigation Funding) Regulations 2022.

“Woodsford is in favour of the proposal that an explicit exemption be provided for litigation funding schemes from the definition of a […]

Alex Hickson promoted to Senior Investment Officer

2021-10-25T11:42:46+00:00May 17th, 2021|

Alex Hickson promoted to Senior Investment Officer

Woodsford is pleased to announce the promotion of Alex Hickson to Senior Investment Officer.

Alex, an Australian-qualified lawyer with significant experience in financial services and consumer protection group actions in both Australia and the United Kingdom, joined […]

Woodsford is the first overseas funder to be authorised to fund class actions in Australia

2021-10-25T14:53:34+00:00April 29th, 2021|

Woodsford can now fund class actions in Australia

We are delighted that we have been granted an Australian financial services (AFS) licence by the Australian Securities Investment Commission (ASIC) authorising us to fund class actions in Australia as Managed Investment Schemes […]

Woodsford’s Submission to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services in respect of its Inquiry into Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry in Australia

2020-06-15T15:44:15+00:00June 15th, 2020|

On Thursday 11th June, Woodsford delivered a considered response to the Australian Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services inquiry into Litigation funding and the regulation of the class action industry.

You can read Woodsford’s response here.

Woodsford, delighted to have helped achieve redress for shareholders in the class action against Vocus Group in Australia, disappointed that a Common Fund Order was not granted.

2020-05-05T15:44:39+00:00May 5th, 2020|

Woodsford, while pleased with the results of the class action against Vocus Group in the Australian courts and the return on its investment, is disappointed that Justice Moshinsky refused the application for a Common Fund Order (CFO).

The Action, filed in April 2019, alleged that […]

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action – against Westpac

2021-11-17T15:05:45+00:00December 18th, 2019|

Woodsford funds Australia’s largest ever securities class action.

Woodsford is a leading ESG business, helping investors in public companies secure accountability and compensation when catastrophic breakdowns in ESG cause a loss to shareholder value.  We are delighted to work with and fund the law firm 

Woodsford is proud to support Australia’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and in particular, the Adverse Costs Order (ACO) Guarantee Fund.

2019-12-16T10:54:49+00:00December 16th, 2019|

Woodsford is proud to support Australia’s Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and in particular, the Adverse Costs Order (ACO) Guarantee Fund.

PIAC has been at the forefront of public interest advocacy in Australia since its launch in 1982 and tackles difficult social problems that impact on […]

Woodsford responds to the ALRC inquiry into class action proceedings and third party litigation funders

2019-03-19T13:28:54+00:00August 7th, 2018|

ALRC inquiry; earlier this year, the Australian Law Reform Commission published a Discussion Paper relating to its ‘Inquiry into Class Action Proceedings and Third-Party Litigation Funders (DP 85)’ and invited responses to the proposals, commentary, analysis and questions in the Discussion Paper.

You can view Woodsford’s […]

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