December 20, 2018
We separate fact from fiction and debunk these common misconceptions about litigation funding.
December 13, 2018
Another year, another leap forward for commercial litigation funding: as we predicted at the end of 2017, the industry’s rapid growth continued unabated in 2018. The year was marked by story after story covering the growth of litigation funds as an attractive alternative investment class.
December 10, 2018
IMF’s funds under management have increased to over A$1B. The new fund positions the company to substantially grow its US team and offer the resources needed to address market need and make larger investments.
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.
December 04, 2018
Please join us in welcoming litigators Fiona Chaney and Daniela Raz to Bentham IMF’s investment team!
November 28, 2018
As companies move towards putting their litigation claims to work as assets, they are reevaluating their asset optimization strategies.
November 21, 2018
The approaching end of the calendar year means that it’s officially announcement season for big law firms, as associates will learn what year-end bonuses they can expect, and a select few top senior associates will learn if they’ve earned the biggest bonus of all: partnership status.
November 14, 2018
Corporate legal departments are in the midst of a transformation. They are embracing operational efficiencies and building teams that allow for the insourcing of legal matters traditionally handled by outside counsel.
November 08, 2018
Recent proposed changes to the rules governing investment treaty arbitrations demonstrate the growing use and evolution of third party funding in international arbitration.
November 07, 2018
The best approach to funding follows the “Golden Rule” of applying for litigation financing: tell your prospective funder everything that you would want to know if you were in the funder’s shoes.
October 31, 2018
Bentham IMF is pleased to announce the publication of its guidebook on the key issues related to commercial litigation finance.
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 24, 2018
Part two of our series focuses on how our legal counsel collaborate with Bentham’s investment managers to make deal decisions, and the strategies they employ to objectively evaluate cases for investment.
October 17, 2018
Recently released statistics show a rapid rise in the number of trade secret cases filed in the United States. It is a trend we are seeing play out at Bentham IMF, as well as with litigants increasingly seeking opportunities to employ litigation funding to finance their claims.
October 10, 2018
Behind the scenes at Bentham IMF, we employ a talented cadre of legal counsel, many of whom have left law firms—and billable—to focus on helping our company make critical litigation investment decisions.
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.
September 26, 2018
Launching a new firm requires a strong capital investment and understandably, few lawyers are willing to put their savings on the line to chase the dream.
September 24, 2018
A balanced life is the best life. Legal Counsel at Bentham enjoy the opportunity to hone their legal analysis and business skills in an environment conducive to work-life balance.
September 19, 2018
Global litigation financing firm Bentham IMF and Kobre & Kim, a New York-based law firm are providing a solution to enforce important legal rights against large, multi-national corporations that have wronged them.
September 11, 2018
Bentham IMF opines on the recent New York City Bar Association Ethics Committee opinion on litigation funding.