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CDR: Burford “[hits] back” against ILR’s calls for forced legal finance disclosure

In CDR’s coverage of Burford’s and other funders’ recent joint letter to the Advisory Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure—which came in response to an earlier letter sent to the Committee from the US Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR)—Angela Bilbow writes:

“…what is being proposed [by the ILR] is a considerable departure from the existing rules governing discovery… further [the funders] say [the ILR’s] letter… ‘disregards basic precepts of relevance and proportionality underlying Rule 26, offers no cogent or compelling policy rationale, and ignores well-developed jurisprudence on this important issue.’”

Read the full article (behind paywall).