February 13, 2019
Litigation finance can serve as a powerful tool for law firms seeking to attract new clients or win plaintiff-side work from existing clients. Incorporating funding as an option in pitches submitted to secure work affords significant advantage to law firms. Among other benefits, funding helps clients reduce litigation risk, afford their top-choice law firm and improve their balance sheet.
February 06, 2019
Bentham IMF Spotlight Series: New York Investment Manager Daniela Raz, former General Counsel and veteran litigator, discusses what a game-changer litigation funding can be for companies
January 30, 2019
Justice Brett Kavanaugh made headlines earlier this month when he issued his first majority opinion for the United States Supreme Court. The opinion resolved a circuit split over whether the Federal Arbitration Act permits a court to decline to enforce arbitration agreements that delegate arbitrability questions to an arbitrator.
January 16, 2019
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied as irrelevant defendant Micron Technology’s demand that plaintiff MLC Intellectual Property disclose the identity of the source of any third-party funding in MLC’s patent infringement lawsuit.
December 05, 2018
Litigation funding can play an important role in bankruptcy reorganization. Learn how you can benefit from this non-traditional form of exit-financing.
November 28, 2018
As companies move towards putting their litigation claims to work as assets, they are reevaluating their asset optimization strategies.
November 14, 2018
Corporate legal departments are in the midst of a transformation. They are embracing operational efficiencies and building teams that allow for the insourcing of legal matters traditionally handled by outside counsel.
November 07, 2018
The best approach to funding follows the “Golden Rule” of applying for litigation financing: tell your prospective funder everything that you would want to know if you were in the funder’s shoes.
October 17, 2018
Recently released statistics show a rapid rise in the number of trade secret cases filed in the United States. It is a trend we are seeing play out at Bentham IMF, as well as with litigants increasingly seeking opportunities to employ litigation funding to finance their claims.
September 26, 2018
Launching a new firm requires a strong capital investment and understandably, few lawyers are willing to put their savings on the line to chase the dream.
September 19, 2018
Global litigation financing firm Bentham IMF and Kobre & Kim, a New York-based law firm are providing a solution to enforce important legal rights against large, multi-national corporations that have wronged them.
August 23, 2018
In the ever-competitive legal industry, lawyers who learn about litigation finance gain an advantage.
August 08, 2018
Earlier this year, the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of California commissioned a comprehensive analysis of the current state of the legal services market, with a particular focus on new technologies and business models used in the delivery of legal services.
July 25, 2018
For emerging companies in innovation hotspots, enforcing legal rights against competitors or other wrongdoers has traditionally been viewed as an unduly expensive and time-consuming endeavor and a drain on investor value.
July 18, 2018
Bentham IMF’s David Kerstein sheds light on how litigation finance companies work to dispel some of the myths and misconceptions about the industry, and give his take on the kinds of innovations going on in the industry overall.
June 27, 2018
To learn about the benefits of litigation financing as a tool during the insolvency process, we spoke with Bentham’s Ken Epstein, who is responsible for leading the company’s investments in bankruptcy-related matters.
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 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.
May 07, 2018
Law firms are embracing litigation finance as a strategic client development tool. Learn more about why it appeals to firms and clients.