February 16, 2018
Litigation funders could be the new co-investors of choice for PE firms.
February 05, 2018
Public policy cited as the basis of a Grand Court decision permitting the use of litigation funding in Grand Cayman.
January 24, 2018
The year ahead for those who rely upon the class action process to access the justice system may be a rocky one.
January 11, 2018
The proliferation of litigation funding in recent years has caused some to question whether it should be allowed. However, the reality is that California courts settled that question more than 25 years ago.
January 04, 2018
Lexology article authored by Bentham IMF’s John Harabedian discusses notable legal decisions impacting litigation funding in 2017.
January 03, 2018
As the new year dawns, SCOTUS ponders the administrative review process for patents at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
November 15, 2017
Norton Rose recently published the results of its 2017 litigation trends annual survey, which highlighted several trends that underscore the importance of managing disputes economically.
September 06, 2017
One of the key benefits for those who seek funding from Bentham IMF is the experience offered by its team of highly skilled litigation experts.
August 04, 2017
A pending decision from SCOTUS on the constitutionality of inter partes review could change the patent litigation landscape. With the underlying nature of IP at the heart of the case, here’s what you need to know.
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.
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 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.
May 24, 2017
Litigation funding can provide distinct advantages for oil and gas companies that are seeking ways to generate or preserve capital as they emerge from an industry-wide downturn.
March 08, 2017
For an in-depth discussion of the Northern District of California's recent modification of its global standing order requiring disclosure of litigation funders in class actions, check out Matt Harrison and Priya Pai's op-ed, published in Law 360.
March 01, 2017
The UK recently determined there was no need to introduce statutory regulations on litigation funders as it found its current voluntary system was sufficient. Similarly, the U.S. Dist. Ct. for the Northern District of California considered revising LR 3-15 to require automatic disclosure of funders, but instead, streamlined disclosure to proposed class action lawsuits only.
January 19, 2017
Bentham IMF Legal Counsel Julia Gewolb discusses the Singapore Parliament’s recent passage of legislation allowing the use of litigation finance in international arbitration cases.
January 04, 2017
Supporting whistleblowers and their lawyers in cases exposing fraud committed against the government is a priority for Bentham IMF.
January 03, 2017
Law360 published an expert analysis column written by Bentham IMF’s Chief Investment Officer, Ralph J. Sutton, which sets forth several predictions about major commercial litigation funding trends to watch in the new year.
December 21, 2016
Law.com published an article written by Bentham IMF Legal Counsel, John Harabedian, regarding the assortment of notable legal decisions relating to litigation funding that were handed down in 2016.
November 09, 2016
Litigation funding is rising in Asia, giving law firms and their clients new opportunities to pursue strong claims in a wide variety of cases.