December 07, 2016
Law firm portfolio funding is a form of litigation finance involving a third-party investment in several cases on which the same law firm has been engaged on a contingency basis.
November 30, 2016
Litigation finance is an important tool that can help debtors and trustees improve recoveries for their stakeholders. Here's how.
November 22, 2016
Bentham must consider a host of important financial and economic factors when considering whether to fund a case.
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.
November 02, 2016
Firms that are experiencing a slowdown may find value in litigation funding as a means of taking on high-risk cases.
October 26, 2016
The latest issue of Norton Rose Fulbright’s International Arbitration Report focuses on recent changes to the rules surrounding third-party funding in international arbitration.
October 20, 2016
Litigation funding provides in-house counsel with the ability to pursue claims while overcoming the objections they typically hear from their financial team.
October 11, 2016
Though the ancient doctrine of champerty is on the decline, it’s still used in some jurisdictions to invalidate funding agreements.
October 05, 2016
There are ethical rules funders and lawyers must be mindful of that prevent a third party from directly influencing case strategy.
October 04, 2016
Los Angeles Investment Manager David Gallagher recently participated on a panel discussion about litigation funding hosted by LACBA's Antitrust & Unfair Business Practices Section.
October 04, 2016
Bentham's Matthew Harrison participates in a panel discussion focused on the “Financial Aspects of Intellectual Property Litigation.”
September 29, 2016
The results of Norton Rose Fulbright's 2016 Litigation Trends Annual Survey are in and show a rising trend in the use of Alternative Fee Arrangements.
September 28, 2016
For a cash-strapped estate, financing a litigation asset to obtain an infusion from a funder can mean the difference between continuing with a winning strategy or potential capitulation.
September 26, 2016
Bentham IMF recently celebrated its 5-year anniversary in the United States on September 21, 2016 with a seminar co-hosted by Bloomberg BNA titled "Litigation Finance: Driving Law Firm Profitability."
September 21, 2016
For plaintiffs, the growing costs of e-discovery can cramp their attempt to gather evidence and ultimately endanger their ability to pursue worthwhile litigation.
September 14, 2016
Bentham IMF works with law firms to create litigation portfolios that allow firms to finance several clients’ cases at once.
September 13, 2016
In this week's blog on Prism Legal, Bentham's Dave Kerstein discusses the evolution of the litigation finance industry in the U.S. and discusses why law firms increasingly look to funding as a means to reduce risk.
September 07, 2016
Scorched earth tactics tend to occur in cases where a smaller business sues a larger, deep-pocketed defendant.
August 31, 2016
In the second of this two-part series in The State Bar of California's 'Big News for Solo and Small Firms,' L.A. Investment Manager David Gallagher discusses common ethical issues raised by practitioners over the use of litigation funding.