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 19, 2018
Another decision supports recent finding that litigants attempting to force disclosure of an opposing party’s litigation financing documents are “overwhelmingly unsuccessful.”
June 13, 2018
Supporters of efforts to force disclosure of litigation funding arrangements often fail to mention the massive strain such proposals would likely place on an already overburdened court system.
June 07, 2018
A new study by Tennessee-based litigation funding broker Westfleet Advisors has found that litigants attempting to force disclosure of an opposing party’s litigation financing documents are overwhelmingly unsuccessful.
June 04, 2018
Bentham IMF has launched a free guide law firms can use as they embark on the process of systemizing their approach to litigation finance.
May 30, 2018
Securing financing for commercial litigation cases can be difficult. Litigation is unpredictable and one adverse ruling can scuttle an entire case.
May 23, 2018
A recent survey by Law 360 shows that 49 percent of responding attorneys that used a funder to finance their litigation did so in IP cases.
May 21, 2018
Chambers and Partners has selected Bentham IMF as one of only two “Band One” litigation funding companies in the United States. We are honored by the feedback that our clients and friends shared with the publication about their experiences working with us.
May 17, 2018
In an article featured in the April issue of the TMA’s Journal of Corporate Renewal, Bentham IMF's Ken Epstein explains how practitioners and bankruptcy courts are using litigation funding with increasing frequency to help boost creditor recoveries.
May 14, 2018
Bentham IMF opines on The Litigation Funding Transparency Act of 2018, which would require disclosure of litigation funding arrangements in any federal class action and any federal claim that is aggregated into a federal multi-district litigation (MDL) proceeding.
May 10, 2018
Litigation funding has evolved into a tool that funders also use to help law firms and companies finance portfolios of litigation, including occasional defense-side matters, to reduce risk and maximize potential recoveries.