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.
May 17, 2017
At the 16th Annual Legal Malpractice and Risk Management Conference, New York Investment Manager Jim Batson participated on a panel discussion that addressed some of the key truths insurers need to understand about litigation finance. Read on for some of the highlights of the topics discussed.
May 10, 2017
Bentham IMF’s whistleblower program can provide funding to cover all or a portion of a whistleblower’s living and business expenses while the litigation is pending.
May 03, 2017
Funders like Bentham IMF are experts in determining the value of a company’s litigation assets.
April 27, 2017
Bentham IMF congratulates its U.S. Chief Investment Officer, Allison Chock, on her recent appointment to the board of directors for Public Counsel, the largest pro bono law firm in the nation.
April 27, 2017
Bentham IMF announced today that Allison Chock has been named as the new Chief Investment Officer for the company. Allison steps into the role after serving for almost four years as an Investment Manager and head of Bentham’s Los Angeles office.
April 19, 2017
The ability to pursue trust and estate litigation depends largely on liquidity: Do the clients have the liquid assets on hand to pursue worthy claims?
April 12, 2017
Bentham offers insurers peace of mind that its litigation funding practices do not expose insured attorneys to enhanced malpractice risk.
April 05, 2017
Eric Chenoweth, Houston Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, opines on the recent U.S Supreme Court decision in SCA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Products, LLC.
March 29, 2017
Part two of this esteemed panel discussion describes how law firms and claimants can benefit from utilizing litigation funding for working capital.
March 22, 2017
This esteemed panel discusses various issues and topics that often arise when contemplating the subject and use of litigation funding.
March 15, 2017
Minnesota, recently doubled down on its funding prohibition when it rejected an attempt to circumvent the state’s common-law rule against champerty through contract.
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.
February 22, 2017
Bentham IMF taps Eric Chenoweth, longtime litigation partner of top-ten trial boutique Yetter Coleman to head new office; Company sees substantial commercial funding opportunities across Texas’ vibrant litigation market.
February 15, 2017
Funding can bridge the gap with a hybrid approach that helps a company reduce its litigation outlay while allowing a firm to take a more measured risk.
February 08, 2017
Partnering with a funder can also provide a litigation trust with greater confidence about the viability of its claims.
February 01, 2017
Outside counsel who integrate litigation funding into their pitches demonstrate a true understanding of the risks and costs of litigation and a cost-effective plan for remedying the legal challenges their clients face.
January 26, 2017
Vaughn Walker, retired Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and a member of Bentham’s Investment Committee, sat with ALM’s Ben Hancock for a podcast interview where he took industry critics to task as well as discussed the benefits of litigation finance.
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.