Perspectives from Within

Bentham is a litigation finance company providing funding to plaintiffs for large commercial disputes in the United States and abroad. Bentham is the U.S. arm of IMF Bentham Limited, one of the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funders in the world. We offer law firms and their clients, a risk-sharing partnership and a proven record of success as a leading global litigation funder.

We hope that this ejournal will open your eyes to the world of litigation finance and our values-based approach to this alternative option. We welcome your comments and questions.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We urge claimholders to get advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
June 21, 2017
In this Debtwire podcast, Bentham IMF’s Dave Kerstein, along with Morgan Lewis’ Ed Smith and James Moore, discuss financing litigation in the distressed space.
June 16, 2017
The Hong Kong Legislative Counsel signals its acceptance of litigation finance by expressly permitting third party funding for arbitration, mediation, and related court proceedings in Hong Kong.
June 14, 2017
Most startups facing bet-the-company IP litigation will need experienced counsel and resources to survive.
June 12, 2017
What a difference a phrase makes. How the removal of "under this chapter" by Congress in its 2011 amendments to 28 U.S.C. section 1391 caused SCOTUS to limit a patent holder’s choice of venue to the defendants’ place of incorporation in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC.
June 07, 2017
Bentham IMF frequently receives litigation funding inquiries from companies of all sizes facing potentially enterprise-endangering trade secret theft.
June 05, 2017
Three years after its rejection by the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce renews its attempt to stifle litigation finance through a broad automatic disclosure rule.
June 01, 2017
Here's how Senior Associates can use litigation finance to develop new client relationships and build their book of business.
May 31, 2017
Litigation funders are increasingly helping litigants with one of the most challenging issues they face: collecting on a judgment.
May 24, 2017
Litigation funding can provide distinct advantages for oil and gas companies that are seeking ways to generate or preserve capital as they emerge from an industry-wide downturn.
May 17, 2017
At the 16th Annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference, New York Investment Manager Jim Batson participated on a panel discussion that addressed some of the key truths insurers need to understand about litigation finance. Read on for some of the highlights of the topics discussed.