September 11, 2018
Bentham IMF opines on the recent New York City Bar Association Ethics Committee opinion on litigation funding.
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 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.
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.
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.
July 11, 2018
The litigation finance market in South America is heating up as we’ve seen an uptick in the number of litigants with cases in the region inquiring about funding opportunities.
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.
June 19, 2018
Another decision supports recent finding that litigants attempting to force disclosure of an opposing party’s litigation financing documents are “overwhelmingly unsuccessful.”
June 13, 2018
Supporters of efforts to force disclosure of litigation funding arrangements often fail to mention the massive strain such proposals would likely place on an already overburdened court system.
June 07, 2018
A new study by Tennessee-based litigation funding broker Westfleet Advisors has found that litigants attempting to force disclosure of an opposing party’s litigation financing documents are overwhelmingly unsuccessful.
June 04, 2018
Bentham IMF has launched a free guide law firms can use as they embark on the process of systemizing their approach to litigation finance.
May 30, 2018
Securing financing for commercial litigation cases can be difficult. Litigation is unpredictable and one adverse ruling can scuttle an entire case.
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 14, 2018
Bentham IMF opines on The Litigation Funding Transparency Act of 2018, which would require disclosure of litigation funding arrangements in any federal class action and any federal claim that is aggregated into a federal multi-district litigation (MDL) proceeding.
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.
May 02, 2018
For in-house counsel, litigation funding is a powerful corporate finance tool—one that can help them transform legal claims into revenue-generating assets rather than anchors dragging down the bottom line.