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.
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.
September 27, 2017
Litigation funding and litigation insurance are sometimes compared as ways to help litigants reduce their risk when bringing contingency fee-based claims.
September 22, 2017
The U.S. Chamber again seeks to amend the FRCP to allow for automatic disclosure of litigation funding agreements. In our response, we explain why their request should be denied by the Rules Committee.
September 20, 2017
Litigation funding can provide lawyers and law firms with an effective alternative to one of the thorniest business challenges they may face — the billable hour.
September 13, 2017
Sometimes there is a “tradeoff” to entering an alternative fee arrangements. And sometimes that tradeoff results in a failure to maximize the value of the litigation claims.