5 Myths About Lawsuit Funding

5 Myths About Litigation Finance

If you’re not familiar with how litigation finance works, you should fix that — fast. Litigation finance is growing dramatically in popularity and importance, and both litigators and transactional attorneys need to understand it — and what it means …

5 Myths About Litigation Finance

Lawsuit lending gets a bad rap

As New York lawmakers debate a little-known but powerful part of it called consumer litigation finance, that’s a point we shouldn’t overlook. Last month I testified at a state Senate hearing on the practice, in which victims pursuing justice through the …

Lawsuit lending gets a bad rap

LexShares Launches Private Institutional Litigation Finance Exchange

BOSTON & NEW YORK–(Business Wire)–LexShares, the commercial litigation finance firm, has launched the LexShares Private Market, an exchange for secondary litigation finance transactions. Built exclusively for qualified institutions, the LexShares …

LexShares Launches Private Institutional Litigation Finance Exchange

The Litigation Finance Market: Other Ways To Invest

A week ago I covered Burford Capital (OTC:BRFRF) (OTC:BRFRY), a litigation funding company (link: “Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption”). Burford is very interesting, but valuation concerns or idiosyncratic business risk might make …

The Litigation Finance Market: Other Ways To Invest

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Litigation finance is booming. And as lawyers well know, with great expansion comes great… regulation. At last week’s most interesting conference on litigation finance, hosted by IMN, I learned about the latest developments at a panel entitled …

The Evolving Regulatory Landscape For Litigation Finance

Wisconsin law requires all litigation funding arrangements to be disclosed

Legislation signed by Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker last week requires all third-party litigation funding deals to be disclosed—even if a discovery request has not been made for that information. Wisconsin Act 235 requires litigants “provide to the other …

Wisconsin law requires all litigation funding arrangements to be disclosed

Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption

Burford Capital is a unique litigation funder and the only liquid public entity in the space. The litigation finance market is expanding rapidly and promises entirely uncorrelated returns. We look at the downside of market growth. Regulatory risk is a …

Burford Capital: Litigation Funding And Self-Disruption

Stans Energy Secures Litigation Funding Arrangment

Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) – Stans Energy Corp. (“Stans” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a litigation finance agreement to obtain incremental funding of Stans’ legal costs, including related corporate overhead costs, to …

Stans Energy Secures Litigation Funding Arrangment

Litigation Finance: How Wall Street Invests in Justice

On Wall Street, money never sleeps. Money managers controlling trillions of dollars in assets devote their professional lives to finding the best opportunities to earn a return for the lowest amount of risk. In this environment, an obscure field called …

Litigation Finance: How Wall Street Invests in Justice

Judges keep shielding litigation funding agreements, despite demands for transparency

(Reuters) – For just about as long as the litigation funding industry has existed in a meaningful way in the U.S. – about a decade, give or take – defendants have been pushing to require plaintiffs to disclose details of their arrangements with outside …

Judges keep shielding litigation funding agreements, despite demands for transparency

Litigation Funding: 5 Things to Watch for in 2018

Litigation finance had a big year in 2017, one marked by expansion in the United States by major names like Vannin Capital and Woodsford Litigation Funding, eye-popping dollar figures, and large numbers of Big Law …

Litigation Funding: 5 Things to Watch for in 2018

Litigation Finance & Insurance: 5 Myths About Litigation Finance

This the the third article of a three-part series. In the previous articles, we provided top 5 tips for securing the best funding terms possible from the market and top 5 pitfalls for the uninitiated seeking litigation finance. In the last of this 3-part …

Litigation Finance & Insurance: 5 Myths About Litigation Finance

 


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