In an article written for the Times Brief section, Rachel Rothwell explores how the increase in cartel actions is providing growth opportunities for law firms and how funders are supporting their work. The European Commission fined truck manufacturers a combined €2.93 million for pricing fixing in July of 2016. Global claimants firm Hausfeld, which has received funding from Burford, launched a claim. Since then a number of other litigation funders have also co-ordinated multi-billion claims on behalf of other claimants.
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