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 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.
February 14, 2018
Litigation financing can provide distinct advantages for law firms looking to grow their practice without taking on the risk and expense of a loan from a bank.
February 05, 2018
Sale of the majority of its US investment portfolio to its US Fund enables the company to retain substantial upside exposure to the cases while substantially de-risking its balance sheet.
February 05, 2018
Public policy cited as the basis of a Grand Court decision permitting the use of litigation funding in Grand Cayman.
January 31, 2018
Mixing up the two types of litigation financing creates the risk of regulating in the interest of protecting consumers while limiting solutions that level the playing field for commercial enterprises.