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.
July 19, 2017
Learn more about the ways smaller companies and their counsel use litigation funding to their advantage.
July 13, 2017
Once again, the work product doctrine has been affirmed as a shield against the production of documents shared with litigation finance firms.
July 11, 2017
For those looking to launch a litigation boutique firm, a primary concern is how to cover initial overhead expenses without personally acquiring mountains of debt. Here’s how portfolio funding can help.
July 06, 2017
Learn more about the ways that litigation finance can help management committees create value for their firms and clients
June 28, 2017
ABCs are an increasingly common choice for insolvent companies looking to liquidate assets without going through the traditional Chapter 7 or 11 bankruptcy process.
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.