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Business bankruptcy filings were up 29% in 2020 from the previous year. These numbers dipped slightly in 2021 thanks to government stimulus measures like PPP. However, as financial help from the government winds down—financial experts anticipate bankruptcy filings to spike again. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription,…
Law Finance is currently raising capital for growth and debt restructuring. This includes a $3 million debt facility and a $17.2 million placement. Placement shares were sold at 1.3 cents each—a discount of almost 40%. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users,…
This past Tuesday, Litigation Finance Journal hosted a special digital event, “Investor Insights into Consumer Legal Funding.” The panel discussion featured a trio of institutional investors, including Ben Kaplan (BK), co-founder of C9 Partners, Don Plotsky (DP), co-founder of Uinta Investments, and Michael Morris (MM), Managing Director of Northleaf Capital. Dan Avnir (DA), Managing Director of Bryant Park Capital moderated the discussion.  The panel covered a wide range of ground on Consumer Legal Funding as an…
What exactly is social inflation? In the insurance context, it refers to progressively larger losses to insurers in the form of massive awards from juries. VerdictSearch data shows a 300%+ increase in verdicts in excess of $20 million compared to ten years ago. In the US alone, 79 class action settlements totaled an astonishing $2.3 billion last year. Social inflation is definitely occurring. But what’s causing it? This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7…
SSB Group, the parent company to SSB Law, is launching a new funding division. Its aim is to manage legal funding for clients and grow outreach between funders, insurers, and workers. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional…
Counsel Financial will continue its long-standing commitment as the headline sponsor “Business of Law” program during the Mass Torts Made Perfect Virtual Vegas seminar (MTMP) this week. The three-day virtual conference will offer continuing education, informative sessions on the latest litigations from leading attorneys and networking opportunities. The conference agenda is tailored to plaintiffs’ attorneys focused on mass tort litigation and those looking to enter the practice area or build upon their existing case portfolio.…
Litigation funding has dramatically increased its reach in the last few years. Last year, one global construction company entered into a portfolio funding arrangement that covered multiple jurisdictions—including some that were not privy to litigation funding before. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional…
Since the SCOTUS decision in FCA v Arch Insurance et al, Manolete has been developing new ways to approach making claims for businesses in the midst of insolvency. In many instances, it’s possible to get assistance in the form of immediate cash payments that leave room for a sizable share of recovered assets, and protection from costs. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member),…
Next week, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes will hear an international claim filed against the government of Tanzania. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional 4 Users, 6 Pack, and Additional 9 Users members only.…
The New York State Trial Lawyers Association received a donation that has people talking. US Claims, a litigation funder based in Florida, gave $100,000 in a move some speculate is meant to influence government officials seeking to increase regulation. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1…