Perspectives from Within

Bentham is a litigation finance company providing funding to plaintiffs for large commercial disputes in the United States and abroad. Bentham is the U.S. arm of IMF Bentham Limited, one of the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funders in the world. We offer law firms and their clients, a risk-sharing partnership and a proven record of success as a leading global litigation funder.

We hope that this ejournal will open your eyes to the world of litigation finance and our values-based approach to this alternative option. We welcome your comments and questions.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We urge claimholders to get advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
November 15, 2017
Norton Rose recently published the results of its 2017 litigation trends annual survey, which highlighted several trends that underscore the importance of managing disputes economically.
November 10, 2017
A rising demand for litigation funding from law firms and litigants, coupled with a surge in outside investment into the industry, has fueled the rapid expansion of the U.S. litigation finance market.
November 03, 2017
In part 2 of our Friday Funding series, New York Investment Manager Jim Batson explains how law firms and claimants can benefit from utilizing litigation funding for working capital.
November 02, 2017
Law firms incur a hefty toll when selling their receivables to a financing company (also known as a “factor”).
October 26, 2017
Earlier this year, the influential U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California grappled with whether civil litigants should be forced to disclose litigation funding in any case.
October 20, 2017
In the first of this 6-part video series by Lawline, Bentham IMF’s Jim Batson participates on a panel discussion with Professor Brad Wendel of Cornell Law School and Evan Fried, a Principal at Greybridge Capital LLC.
October 18, 2017
Litigation funding can provide claimants and their lawyers with the resources necessary to avoid making adverse decisions that can reduce the value of their claims and prematurely end meritorious cases.
October 11, 2017
During the last 16 years, Bentham IMF has been involved in the growth of third-party litigation funding in commercial litigation hot spots around the globe.
October 06, 2017
Blowing the whistle on fraudulent conduct doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your financial security. Learn how Bentham IMF’s non-recourse financing can help.
October 05, 2017
An asset management approach to litigation allows law firm partners to spend less time worrying about how to cover legal expenses and more time doing what they do best: being lawyers.