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March 10, 2021 | 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM AEDT
Category
Practice Management and Business Skills

Overview (Program Summary)

You’ve won a case and achieved a favourable judgment or award. Success at last! Until it isn’t honoured. Whether due to personal or business motivations, political dynamics or other factors, many parties and sovereigns resist paying monies owed on awards and judgments obtained in commercial and investment disputes. Winning the case could be just the first step in a long, difficult battle to recover the proceeds from counter-parties, especially as commercial disputes become more cross-border.

For over 30 years, global dispute funder Omni Bridgeway has recovered monies for clients from unwilling or evasive debtors in the most challenging jurisdictions. In this webinar, Omni Bridgeway will explain the role a funder plays in enforcement cases, and the key strategies and proactive measures they deploy to successfully collect on hard won judgments and awards for clients - from tracing assets across the globe to negotiating with heads of state and government officials.

In this session in-house counsel will find out how having the right enforcement team on your side can significantly enhance the prospects of recovery and the steps you can take early on to safeguard collectability and enforcement of your judgments.


Speakers

Marjolein van den Bosch
As Head of Enforcement for Asia at Omni Bridgeway, Marjolein is responsible for the strategic assessment and management of cross-border litigation, arbitration and enforcement activities with a focus on South-East Asia.

Marjolein previously worked with two major Dutch law firms from 1998 until she moved to the Philippines in 2013 where she worked with Philippines listed conglomerate Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Inc. in Manila before moving to Singapore in 2017. She has extensive experience with cross-border, complex and high-stake litigation with a focus on the insurance, construction, engineering and power sectors. Marjolein has an in-depth knowledge of the markets in the Netherlands, the USA and Asia-Pacific and is fluent in Dutch and English, and understands German, French and Tagalog.

Leanne Meyer
Leanne is an Investment Manager with Omni Bridgeway responsible for identifying and assessing investment opportunities and managing funded claims through to resolution. She is a seasoned practitioner with over 25 years’ legal experience as a commercial litigator with both Gilbert + Tobin and Baker McKenzie and subsequently as in-house counsel with RSL NSW . Leanne brings both a law firm and in-house perspective to her role as investment manager and applies this in-depth insight and extensive  experience in working with lawyers and legal teams in assessing and managing funded disputes.

Notes

Please note: If your company/organisation is deemed to be a competitor of the host organisation for this event, you may be excluded from attending this event. If you believe there may be a conflict or are uncertain, please enquire with ACC Australia.

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Credits: 1 Point
Category: Practice Management and Business Skills

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