November 26, 2019
Bentham IMF brings several advantages to the table when it comes to litigation finance: its status as one of the world’s most experienced legal funders, its record of investment success, and its global reach, among others. Less well known, perhaps, is another core strength: the company’s gender diversity.
November 20, 2019
Lengthy lawsuits and drawn out appeals can heighten emotional stress, financial costs, and litigation risks for lawyers and plaintiffs. Appeal Funding can help reduce these burdens, allowing parties to stay the course to reach an appropriate merits-based, rather than cost-driven, resolution.
November 06, 2019
For companies seeking funding, an experienced funder can help assess the strength of litigation and provide connections and advice on counsel and experts that can help maximize recoveries.
October 23, 2019
In a large antitrust action, the question often arises of whether a possible class member should participate by remaining in the class or pursue its own action and opt out of the class action. There are benefits and costs associated with both approaches. Here, we analyze how companies should consider these issues and how litigation finance can help.
October 17, 2019
Not every company that seeks litigation financing does so because it lacks the resources to pursue elective litigation. Well-capitalized companies, can use litigation funding to help turn legal claims into valuable assets and, transforming the legal department into a contributor to corporate revenues and profits.
October 09, 2019
What’s next for funding? As the legal industry continues to evolve, and as companies and law firms look to reduce risk and raise revenue, litigation finance will be a key driver.
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.
September 18, 2019
Litigation is inherently unpredictable. We consider a few of the case developments that can affect funding relationships, how they might be handled, and the solutions that funders, claimants and their counsel typically adopt when a case takes a surprising turn.
September 11, 2019
With litigation funding, companies can ease shareholder fears about proactive litigation and leverage their claims to unlock the value of their litigation assets
July 31, 2019
In-house legal teams and their outside counsel are under ever-greater pressure to do more with less. We explain how a shift in strategy can help generals counsel continue to deliver results and even drive revenues despite budget cuts.
July 17, 2019
Litigation practice groups can yield predictable cash flows—even while taking matters on full contingency. We explain how portfolio financing makes it possible
July 10, 2019
In many insurance coverage cases, the insured may forego their coverage claims or settle for pennies on the dollar because the insured lacks the time, energy, and resources to pursue litigation. By working with a litigation funder, the insured can assert its rights with minimal up-front investment
July 03, 2019
While Bentham IMF appreciates the role it can play in giving plaintiffs the resources they need to have a fighting chance in cases where the strength of their claims merit pursuit, we must exercise caution when making investments.
June 27, 2019
What many lawyers may not realize is that they can take proactive steps to do something about it—and in the process obtain new, or more, business while forging a stronger relationship with their clients. In working with a litigation funder, outside counsel can develop a plan for alternative fee arrangements for affirmative litigation that will drive revenue for their client, trim litigation costs, and reduce risk.
June 12, 2019
Litigation finance can serve as a powerful tool for new general counsel looking to transform their law departments. The new GCs are inheriting a rapidly shifting legal department landscape. Increasingly, companies are expecting law department leaders not only to mitigate risk, but to help generate revenue and boost corporate profit margins.
June 05, 2019
Legal industry surveys estimate 72 percent of litigators will have firsthand experience working with a litigation financing company within two years. Find out what sets a funder apart.
May 22, 2019
Litigation finance is often thought of as a resource used solely by law firms, individual claimants and small companies. However, the benefits of using it to pursue strong claims also appeal to mid-sized and large companies.
May 15, 2019
Get a behind the scenes look at the factors we take into account when reviewing a potential matter for investment and how our funding process works.
May 08, 2019
Litigation finance helps general counsels mitigate many of the issues of bringing affirmative litigation and allows them to transform litigation into assets that can help drive revenue and unlock capital for other priorities.
May 01, 2019
Could your firm benefit from using portfolio funding? This case study explains how a law firm was able to significantly increase its return and mitigate risk with litigation funding.