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Burford’s Andrew Cohen writes for Law360 how recent NY court decision is correct in ruling legal finance documents undiscoverable

  • Case law & ethics
May 25, 2022

Burford Director Andrew Cohen writes for Law360 how a recent decision from the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, Appellate Division, First Department, "is noteworthy as the latest instance of a court ruling that the details of legal finance agreements are generally not relevant or discoverable."

Cohen adds that the ruling in Worldview Entertainment Holdings Inc. v. Woodrow "reflects a growing trend of courts recognizing that legal finance does not merit a special set of rules and should not be the subject of additional disclosure.”

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