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Litigation finance is a business model designed to flourish during tough times. When courts are slow, postponements are omnipresent, and everyone is tightening their belts—the litigation funding community is enjoying boom times.  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,…
Forbes Ventures announces that Kirk Kashefi and Igor Zjalic have resigned as Non-executive Directors of the Company with immediate effect.  Additionally, Igor Zjalic has resigned as a director of Forbes’ subsidiary, Forbes Ventures Investment Management Limited.  The resignations of Kirk and Igor are by mutual consent and follow Forbes’ announcement of 2 March 2020, which confirmed that the Company’s future strategy would focus on the securitisation of litigation funding assets, via the establishment of a Securitisation Cell Company (SCC) in Malta. Forbes…
Chicago, IL, March 30, 2020 — Delta Capital Partners Management LLC (Delta), a private equity and advisory firm specializing in litigation and legal finance, today announced its ability to provide bespoke liquidity solutions to law firms, businesses, private investment funds, and individual claimants affected by recent macroeconomic developments, including those caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the world economy has slowed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, liquidity has become a major concern for all economic…
Leaders League has been providing senior business leaders with relevant and timely information since 1996. In that time, they’ve managed to earn an international reputation as a leader in strategic information and media. Leaders League has now released its 2020 litigation funder rankings, segmented by geographic region.   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…
A suit filed by litigation funder Series 5 – Virage Master, against Houston trial lawyer Vincent Howard may be a harbinger of things to come as the COVID-19 outbreak has led to court delays, meeting postponements, and an unwillingness to conduct remote depositions; all of which exacerbate financial burdens, especially for law smaller firms. 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…
Litigation Funder Loses Share of $5.5M Settlement in Banksia Case A missing blackberry, an unexpected death, and millions of dollars in the balance. It may sound like a tense thriller coming to your local theatre—but this unusual situation involves a class-action lawsuit against Banksia securities. The sudden death of lawyer and litigation funder Mark Elliott, founder of AFPL (Australian Funding Partners Limited), has sparked a tug-of-war over a 30% stake in a $64MM settlement.  Please…
The Finer Points of Appeal Funding in the UK In England and Wales, rules regarding costs and fees for appeals are pretty much the same as those for other civil cases. In general, the law says that the loser covers the legal fees and costs of the winners. But in the UK, courts do have wide discretion to settle disputes relating to costs. In fact, if an appeal is made in court—that court can determine…
Australian Government Rallies to Protect Insolvent Businesses Australia is being extremely proactive when it comes to mitigating the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak. In addition to swift self-quarantine protocols and shutdowns, Australia has enacted the COVID-19 Response Act, which passed both houses of parliament.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register Follow us on social media About View all posts by
Even Well-Heeled Clients Are Turning to Litigation Finance We already know that litigation finance can provide opportunities to pursue bigger and more time consuming cases. We also know that funders help companies and clients who couldn’t otherwise afford strong legal representation. But what about those who aren’t strapped for capital? Why are they turning to litigation finance, when they don’t appear to need to? Please log in to read full articleLog In Register Follow…
Even Strong Cases Benefit from Litigation Funding When you have a strong case you feel great about, you’re probably not thinking about litigation funding. But perhaps you should be. Aside from the inherent risks associated with all litigation, there are a host of reasons why funding should be considered—even when you’re feeling confident.  Please log in to read full articleLog In Register Follow us on social media About View all posts by