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How China’s Belt and Road Initiative May Help Bring Litigation Funding to the Mainland China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is arguably the largest infrastructure project ever. Consequently, there have already been and will continue to be a myriad of disputes that arise. These commercial and investor-state disputes are actually helping mainland China’s judicial climate evolve, and with that evolution may eventually come mainstream acceptance of litigation funding. Please log in to read full article…
Third Circuit Mulls Jurisdiction of Trial Court in NFL Concussion Case Last year, Consumer Legal Funders RD Legal, Atlas Legal Funding and Thrivest Legal Funding had their funding agreements with ex-NFL players voided by a U.S. District Court. Now, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals is weighing whether that court had jurisdiction to supervise litigation funding agreements. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by
LONDON, PHILADELPHIA, HONG KONG 23 January 2019, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals and law firms, has announced further expansion of its international executive team and IAP. The appointments of Michael Kallus as Senior Investment Manager (San Francisco), Sarina Singh as Director of Litigation Finance (Philadelphia) and Eamon Wood as a Consultant (New York) will further boost Woodsford’s US operations and for the first time give the business…
(LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM 22 January 2019): IMF Litigation Funding Services Limited (IMF LFS), a wholly owned subsidiary of IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) (IMF), one of the world’s largest and most respected litigation funders, announced today a proposed shareholder action for shareholders of Danske Bank A/S (CPSE:DANSKE) (Danske Bank), to be led by specialist Danish law firm NJORD Law Firm and leading global litigation law firm Quinn Emanuel. The action will seek compensation for shareholders who…
SpectraLegal Raises £100MM to Fund Law Firms SpectraLegal, the European arm of BridgePoint Financial Services, a Canadian litigation lender, has raised £100MM to fund law firms. The funder announced it is looking to fill the gap left by the UK government’s decision to rescind funding for legal aid initiatives. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by Share this: Related…
As Litigation Funders IPO, Their Financials Become Public Information For a while there were only four publicly-traded funders: Burford Capital, IMF Bentham, Litigation Capital Management and Juridica. With Juridica’s bankruptcy, that number dwindled to three. However LCMs move from the ASX to the LSE (albeit on the secondary exchange – the AIM), and Manolete Partners’ recent float, as well as Vannin Capital’s pending IPO and law firm Rosenblatt’s float coupled with the announcement they will…
UK-Based Crowdfunding Platform for Litigation Funding Finances First Legal Claim AxiaFunder, the UK-based crowdfunding platform which allows retail investors to fund litigation funding claims, has financed its first claim after launching earlier this month. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by Share this: Related…
Law Firm Funder Sues Husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Star for Unpaid Debt Law Finance Group is suing attorney Thomas Girardi, the husband of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Erika Jayne, over a $15MM loan the law firm funder issued. Law Finance Group claims Girardi has refused to make a single payment, while he and his celebrity wife continue to live a lavish lifestyle. Please log in to read full articleLog
NEW YORK, Oct. 31, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Pierce Bainbridge Beck Price & Hecht LLP (“Pierce Bainbridge“) continued its record growth this week, adding appellate partner Tillman J. Breckenridge to the firm’s Washington, D.C. Office as well as litigation partner Jeff Newton and Kristin Darr as Chief Marketing Officer and Of Counsel to its New York office. “These most recent additions continue to provide us with the rocket fuel needed to become the world’s dominant litigation powerhouse,” said the firm’s Managing Partner John Pierce.  “We are moving at warp…
Bentham Canada Receives Litigation Funding Approval in Weston Foods Class Action Bentham Canada is pursuing a class action claim against Loblaw Companies, Weston Foods, Weston Bakeries, Grupo Bimbo and others accused of defrauding Canadian consumers on the price of packaged bread. The funder recently received approval by an Ontario Superior Court Judge for its litigation funding agreement in the claim. Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all