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LONDON 11 November 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 entry into the Canadian market with the appointment John G. Booth, Ekin Cinar and Richard Asselin as Consultants. Ekin, with extensive experience in complex, high-value disputes involving commercial arbitration and litigation, is based in Toronto. Richard, a senior business professional with significant experience in Canada’s oil & gas…
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay LLC, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they have recently seen an increase in Essure birth control lawsuits, and are preparing for numerous presettlement payouts in the coming months. The Essure brand birth control device is put out by Bayer, who is accused of knowingly distributing a faulty product. More than 17,000 plaintiffs have claimed serious pain and suffering from broken devices including device migration and perforated…
The combined IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway business accelerates IMF’s growth and creates a major diversified global litigation funding platform across common law and civil law jurisdictions in developed and emerging markets. The largest funding team in the world now offers end-to-end solutions for clients from pre-judgment merits funding to post-judgment enforcement and recovery. Having previously described the acquisition as a “merger of equals,” Andrew Saker, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IMF Bentham,…
NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, reports today that they are focusing a large portion of their pre-settlement cash advance funding capital toward victims of wrongful termination due to racial, gender, or age-related discrimination. With the many payouts plaintiffs have received from the most recent court cases, Legal-Bay anticipates even more wrongful termination lawsuit filings to come. Legal-Bay provides financial assistance to people who have recently found themselves unemployed, and…
SINGAPORE (11 NOVEMBER 2019) IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) is delighted to announce that on Monday, 4 November 2019, Ms Ruth Stackpool-Moore joined our expanding global team as Investment Manager, based in our Singapore office. Ruth’s appointment follows the news of IMF Bentham and Omni Bridgeway’s plans to merge, creating a leading global dispute financier and the largest on-the-ground team in the Asian region. Ruth will be responsible for sourcing, assessing and managing funded cases throughout Asia, including…
Hausfeld Launches London Forex Class Action Global law firm Hasufeld has decided to launch a claim against a bevy of banks alleging anti-competitive behavior in the London Forex market. Law firm Scott & Scott is already bringing a claim – that one fund by Therium Capital Management. Thus a battle will take place for who gets control of the representative action.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View
Parabellum Capital LLC (“Parabellum”), a leader in commercial litigation finance, today announced the appointment of Jiamie Chen as Director of Investment Initiatives, a newly created position that strengthens the firm’s origination and underwriting of new investment relationships in strategically significant sectors. She will be based in San Francisco. “Jiamie has an incredibly impressive background and entrepreneurial character. With experience as a plaintiffs’ and defense-side antitrust attorney and as a federal prosecutor, she is ideally positioned…
JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Pre Settlement Funding Company, reports a win for the victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy members. After years of fighting, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that offers victims of abuse the ability to sue their abusers up until they turn 55, or within seven years of their realization that the abuse caused them harm. Additionally, victims formerly excluded by the previous statute of…
West Virginia Basically Outlaws Consumer Legal Funding After the state of West Virginia amended article 6N of its Consumer Credit and Protection Act this past summer, the litigation funding industry has essentially been prevented from operating in the state. And that’s exactly what industry opponents were hoping for.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register About View all posts by