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.
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.
October 10, 2019
Bentham IMF is pleased to announce that it has signed a strategic, three-year collaboration agreement with the New York International Arbitration Center (NYIAC), a nonprofit organization formed to advance, strengthen and promote the conduct of international arbitration in New York.
October 09, 2019
What’s next for funding? As the legal industry continues to evolve, and as companies and law firms look to reduce risk and raise revenue, litigation finance will be a key driver.
October 02, 2019
Recently, the United States Court of Federal Claims rejected the U.S. Government’s argument that a litigation financing agreement precluded a plaintiff from asserting a claim for attorneys’ fees.
September 25, 2019
Patent cases are excellent candidates for litigation funding. Hear Sarah Tsou, Bentham’s investment manager and former Kirkland partner and patent litigator, describe how funding and patent litigation work together.
September 18, 2019
Litigation is inherently unpredictable. We consider a few of the case developments that can affect funding relationships, how they might be handled, and the solutions that funders, claimants and their counsel typically adopt when a case takes a surprising turn.
September 11, 2019
With litigation funding, companies can ease shareholder fears about proactive litigation and leverage their claims to unlock the value of their litigation assets
September 11, 2019
New hires bolster Bentham’s ability to provide specialized trade secrets and international arbitration expertise and boots-on-the-ground support to clients.