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.
December 06, 2017
The topic of litigation funding has graced the front pages of America’s legal journals and publications since its arrival in the U.S. marketplace.
December 01, 2017
What’s driving increased demand for litigation funding? Jim Batson explains in part 4 of our Friday Funding Series.
November 30, 2017
How is litigation funding possible in states with active champerty statutes? We explain how it works in NY.
November 17, 2017
How can law firms smooth cash flow while handling multiple cases on contingency? Jim Batson explains in segment 3 of Bentham’s Friday Funding Series.
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.