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Quinn Emanuel AMP financing heralds era of class action beauty pageants

The financing arrangement underwriting Quinn Emanuel’s shareholder class action against AMP, which will earn its partner Burford Capital a record low 10 percent of any recovery, sets a new standard in class action litigation funding, and is expected to spark greater price competition in the industry.
 
“It’s a case of Burford throwing a spanner in the works,” said UNSW Professor of Law Michael Legg, of the funding arrangement behind Quinn’s class action in the NSW Supreme Court, the first of three class actions now filed against AMP in the wake of the Hayne Royal Commission.
 
“To have the rate come down that dramatically, wh

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