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Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Ltd. et al: Class Action Complaint

August 21, 2019 - Class Action Complaint for alleged securities fraud in Stephen Merz v. Burford Capital Limited, a litigation funding company domiciled in Guernsey, based in England; Peter Middleton, Burford's Chairman during the Class Period; Christopher Bogart, Burford's CEO; Jonathan Molot, Burford's Chief Investment Officer, and Charles Parkinson, a Burford Director,  at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.

Daniel Hall et al v. Harry Sargeant III: Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment

August 20, 2019 - Plaintiffs' Motion for Partial Summary Judgment in Daniel Hall, of England; Burford Capital LLC, of Delaware, and Dundrod Investments Ltd., of Guernsey v. Harry Sargeant III at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

Daniel Hall et al v. Harry Sargeant III: Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment

August 19, 2019 - Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment in Daniel Hall, of England; Burford Capital LLC, of Delaware, and Dundrod Investments Ltd., of Guernsey v. Harry Sargeant III at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

$15M deferred judgment order against Irish litigation funder Garrett Kelleher

August 14, 2019 - Judgment for $15 million will be entered against Irish litigation funder Garrett Kelleher if he has not settled his asset recovery-related, contempt of court liabilities with Cigna Worldwide Insurance Company by the end of next month, a U.S. federal judge has ordered.

Cigna Worldwide Insurance Co. v. Garrett Kelleher: Deferred Judgment Order

August 12, 2019 - Deferred $15 million Judgment Order in Cigna Worldwide Insurance Co. v. Garrett Kelleher, an Irish litigation funder, at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Novoship (UK) Ltd. et al v. Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. et al: Defense & Counterclaim

May 10, 2019 - Defense and Counterclaim of Burford Capital (UK) Limited and Daniel James Hall in Maroil Trading Inc. and Sea Pioneer Shipping Corporation, as Claimants, v. Cally Shipholdings Inc., Vital Shipping Corporation, Dainford Navigation Inc., Tamara Shipholdings SA, Tuscany Maritime SA, and Novoship (UK) Ltd., as Defendants, and Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. and Daniel James Hall, as Third Parties, at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales.

Novoship (UK) Ltd. et al v. Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. et al: Amended Claim Form

May 02, 2019 - Amended Claim Form in Maroil Trading Inc. and Sea Pioneer Shipping Corporation, both of Panama v. Cally Shipholdings Inc., of Liberia; Vital Shipping Corporation, of Liberia; Dainford Navigation Inc., of Liberia; Tamara Shipholdings SA, of Liberia; Tuscany Maritime SA, of Liberia; and Novoship (UK) Ltd., of England, and Cally Shipholdings Inc., Vital Shipping Corporation, Dainford Navigation Inc., Tamara Shipholdings SA, Tuscany Maritime SA,  and Novoship (UK) Ltd. v. Burford Capital (UK) Ltd. and Daniel James Hall, both of England, at the High Court of Justice for England and Wales

Daniel Hall et al v. Harry Sargeant III: Motion to Quash

April 25, 2019 - Defendant's and Non-Party Foley & Lardner LLP's Motion to Quash/Motion for Protective Order Related to Subpoenas for Deposition and Documents in Daniel Hall, Burford Capital LLC, and Dundrod Investments Ltd. v. Harry Sargeant III at the U. S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida.

Sergii Lagur et al v. Estera Corporate Services (BVI) Ltd. et al: Judgment

April 04, 2019 - Litigation funding-related judgment in Tetiana Ieremeieva and Roman Yeremeiev, as Respondents/Claimants, v. Estera Corporate Services (BVI) Limited, as Respondent/Defendant, and Sergii Lagur and Stepan Ivakhiv, as Applicants/Defendants, and Sofiia Yeremeieva (a minor), as defendant, at the British Virgin Islands High Court.

Abi Jaoudi and Azar Trading Corp. v. CIGNA Worldwide Insurance Co.: Order Denying Kelleher Motion

March 22, 2019 - Order & Judgment denying Garrett Kelleher's motion to file a third-party complaint against Deloitte Ireland, Deloitte Malta, and others, reopen contempt proceedings, and re-assess damages in The Abi Jaoudi and Azar Trading Corp. v. CIGNA Worldwide Insurance Co. at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
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