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.
December 11, 2019
A funder like Bentham IMF, staffed with litigation experts and deeply experienced in identifying the value of cases, can help companies develop a coordinated strategy to pursue their claims., allowing them to create a significant recovery program.
December 04, 2019
Learn how Bentham’s NIlufar Hossain, uses her experience as a former in-house general counsel to evaluate cases for potential investment.
November 26, 2019
Bentham IMF brings several advantages to the table when it comes to litigation finance: its status as one of the world’s most experienced legal funders, its record of investment success, and its global reach, among others. Less well known, perhaps, is another core strength: the company’s gender diversity.
November 20, 2019
Lengthy lawsuits and drawn out appeals can heighten emotional stress, financial costs, and litigation risks for lawyers and plaintiffs. Appeal Funding can help reduce these burdens, allowing parties to stay the course to reach an appropriate merits-based, rather than cost-driven, resolution.
November 13, 2019
Litigation funding offers benefits in Intellectual Property cases that cannot be achieved through traditional contingency arrangements, or through self-funding. We discuss how funding can provide patent lawyers a strategic advantage.
November 12, 2019
The merger brings together two pioneers of the litigation funding industry with an unrivaled 33-year track record of funded and recovered claims throughout the world.
November 06, 2019
For companies seeking funding, an experienced funder can help assess the strength of litigation and provide connections and advice on counsel and experts that can help maximize recoveries.
October 23, 2019
In a large antitrust action, the question often arises of whether a possible class member should participate by remaining in the class or pursue its own action and opt out of the class action. There are benefits and costs associated with both approaches. Here, we analyze how companies should consider these issues and how litigation finance can help.
October 17, 2019
Not every company that seeks litigation financing does so because it lacks the resources to pursue elective litigation. Well-capitalized companies, can use litigation funding to help turn legal claims into valuable assets and, transforming the legal department into a contributor to corporate revenues and profits.
October 16, 2019
Upon completion, the merger will form a global leader in disputes financing, with resources to provide seamless service to clients and their advisers throughout the globe.