Making an Impact In-House

Initiating litigation to pursue a meritorious claim can be a critical and strategic move for companies that have been wronged by a third party. All too often, however, the cost of defending against suits leaves companies without the resources to initiate litigation. In-house counsel hamstrung by this situation have a powerful balance-sheet-friendly tool to consider in litigation finance. Learn more below.

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 06, 2019
Claimants should exercise caution in seeking out litigation funding, paying particular attention to the funder’s track record of success, source and availability of capital, and history of disputes (if any) with claimants or their attorneys.
February 27, 2019
With analysts predicting that the economy will slow in the year ahead, companies may find litigation finance to be a useful tool in managing their legal spend.
February 13, 2019
Litigation finance can serve as a powerful tool for law firms seeking to attract new clients or win plaintiff-side work from existing clients. Incorporating funding as an option in pitches submitted to secure work affords significant advantage to law firms. Among other benefits, funding helps clients reduce litigation risk, afford their top-choice law firm and improve their balance sheet.
February 06, 2019
Bentham IMF Spotlight Series: New York Investment Manager Daniela Raz, former General Counsel and veteran litigator, discusses what a game-changer litigation funding can be for companies
January 30, 2019
Justice Brett Kavanaugh made headlines earlier this month when he issued his first majority opinion for the United States Supreme Court. The opinion resolved a circuit split over whether the Federal Arbitration Act permits a court to decline to enforce arbitration agreements that delegate arbitrability questions to an arbitrator.
January 16, 2019
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied as irrelevant defendant Micron Technology’s demand that plaintiff MLC Intellectual Property disclose the identity of the source of any third-party funding in MLC’s patent infringement lawsuit.
December 05, 2018
Litigation funding can play an important role in bankruptcy reorganization. Learn how you can benefit from this non-traditional form of exit-financing.
November 28, 2018
As companies move towards putting their litigation claims to work as assets, they are reevaluating their asset optimization strategies.
November 14, 2018
Corporate legal departments are in the midst of a transformation. They are embracing operational efficiencies and building teams that allow for the insourcing of legal matters traditionally handled by outside counsel.
November 07, 2018
The best approach to funding follows the “Golden Rule” of applying for litigation financing: tell your prospective funder everything that you would want to know if you were in the funder’s shoes.