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.
April 03, 2019
As investment bankers realize how funding serves to leverage affirmative legal claims, which are commonly overlooked assets, they are seeking opportunities to connect their distressed clients with opportunities to transform claims into vehicles for immediate income and substantial future recoveries. Such opportunities can be impactful for distressed clients because they help to improve a company’s cash position and profitability.
February 27, 2019
With analysts predicting that the economy will slow in the year ahead, companies may find litigation finance to be a useful tool in managing their legal spend.
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.
October 29, 2018
Bentham IMF Investment Manager, Ken Epstein, joined Howard Brownstein, President and CEO of Brownstein Co. and Cathy Reece, financial restructuring, bankruptcy and creditors' rights practice group chair at Fennemore Craig, to discuss litigation finance in a Debtwire podcast airing on October 25, 2018.
October 03, 2018
A recent case in Canada provides a prime example of how the innovative use of litigation funding can unlock potential claims worth millions of dollars to a bankrupt estate.
August 29, 2018
Carve-out disputes tend to be uphill battles for committees, yielding scarce resources for investigating and prosecuting claims. Enter litigation finance.
August 02, 2018
Chapter 7 or post-confirmation trustees looking to maximize the value of their claims gain significant advantage when they partner with litigation funders.
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 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.
April 13, 2018
Bentham IMF's Ken Epstein, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, went on American Bankruptcy Institute's podcast to discuss some of the effective ways litigation finance can be used in bankruptcy.
March 21, 2018
We sat down with Nicholas Kajon to get his take on how the bankruptcy bar has reacted to the use of litigation finance since MagCorp and whether funding should be integrated by lawyers into their practice.
March 20, 2018
Kenneth Epstein, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF, and Eric B. Fisher, Partner at Binder & Schwartz, analyze and explain the benefits of utilizing commercial litigation finance in corporate bankruptcy cases in an article published by the New York Law Journal.
February 05, 2018
Public policy cited as the basis of a Grand Court decision permitting the use of litigation funding in Grand Cayman.
November 02, 2017
Law firms incur a hefty toll when selling their receivables to a financing company (also known as a “factor”).
August 02, 2017
Bentham’s investment can assist oil and gas industry companies that are considering or have filed for bankruptcy.
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.
May 31, 2017
Litigation funders are increasingly helping litigants with one of the most challenging issues they face: collecting on a judgment.
February 08, 2017
Partnering with a funder can also provide a litigation trust with greater confidence about the viability of its claims.