Law & Regulation

Litigation outlook 2021: Class actions, covid and continuous disclosure

Victoria Young
Wed, 30 Dec 2020

Victoria Young
Wed, 30 Dec 2020
The growth and growth of class actions and developments caused by covid, are on litigators’ radars next year, according to lawyers canvassed by BusinessDesk.Several of the major cases continuing into next year are bankrolled by litigation funders. This and the fact the Law Commission is currently consulting on the issue, along with class actions, makes it a hot topic, says Bell Gully litigation co-head David Friar.Friar warns changes in continuous disclosure rules combined with the ongoing growth of litigation funding is likely to see mor...

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