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.
March 28, 2018
As litigation funding rises to the mainstream, the body of case law signaling judicial acceptance of non-recourse litigation finance continues to grow.
March 21, 2018
We sat down with Nicholas Kajon to get his take on how the bankruptcy bar has reacted to the use of litigation finance since MagCorp and whether funding should be integrated by lawyers into their practice.
March 20, 2018
Kenneth Epstein, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF, and Eric B. Fisher, Partner at Binder & Schwartz, analyze and explain the benefits of utilizing commercial litigation finance in corporate bankruptcy cases in an article published by the New York Law Journal.
March 14, 2018
The CEO Magazine sat down with IMF Bentham Executive Director and CEO, Andrew Saker, to discuss Bentham's plans for future growth in the global commercial litigation finance marketplace.
March 07, 2018
A Pennsylvania federal court confirms what a majority of courts have already held – that funder communications are protected by the work product doctrine.
March 01, 2018
Litigation finance is a tool that can help in-house counsel transform their corporate legal departments from cost to profit centers.
February 27, 2018
In an article that was published in Law360, Julia Gewolb, legal counsel at Bentham IMF, outlines key questions on the economics of single-case funding that all claimants should carefully consider when comparing funding terms.
February 21, 2018
ABA Model Rule 5.4 prohibits lawyers from sharing legal fees with non-lawyers except under limited circumstances like including non-lawyer employees in compensation or retirement plans.
February 20, 2018
What does litigation finance and ‘tall poppy syndrome’ have in common? Listen to this podcast to find out!
February 16, 2018
Litigation funders could be the new co-investors of choice for PE firms.