Global investors warn against erosion of shareholder rights

2024-02-13T23:05:00+00:00February 13th, 2024|

Woodsford co-signs International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) letter to UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt, the FCA, the FRC and the LSE cautioning against proposals to roll back UK corporate governance standards and shareholder protection. 

Woodsford is at the forefront of assisting institutional investors in collective and escalated […]

Woodsford: The evolution beyond litigation funding

2023-12-20T17:20:56+00:00December 19th, 2023|

Woodsford’s evolution from traditional litigation funder to collective redress business

In a recent article for GBRW Expert Witness, Woodsford’s Steven Friel and Muhammad Arayne have described how we have moved beyond simply being a provider of passive capital for single-case litigation and are […]

Woodsford submits written response to FCA “protected forward-looking statements” engagement paper

2023-10-23T16:16:59+00:00September 28th, 2023|

Woodsford responds to proposed lowering of standard by which the accuracy of forward-looking statements is measured

Woodsford Engage has submitted a written response to the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) engagement paper on introducing a new category of “protected forward-looking statements” in the prospectus regime. This […]

Shareholder Litigation: The Tool of Last Resort (Interview with ESG Investor)

2023-03-31T08:33:26+00:00March 30th, 2023|

Shareholder Litigation

Our CEO, Steven Friel, was interviewed recently by Aaran Fronda of ESG Investor.

Steven explained why investors must actively engage with investee firms to make the downside of bad activity outweigh the upside for potential corporate wrongdoers.

“There is a growing […]

The Case For Company-Directed Offensive ESG Litigation

2022-10-04T10:38:34+00:00July 12th, 2022|

The Case For Company-Directed Offensive ESG Litigation

In a provocative article published in Law360, Woodsford’s Bob Koneck argues that there is an opportunity for the legal industry to benefit from an ESG paradigm shift — rather than treat ESG litigation as a mere source of liability, companies […]

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