Paul Rand and Naomi Loewith partner with Mondaq’s Comparative Guide to provide an overview of litigation funding in Canada, including the current legal framework, how it compares to other risk-sharing models available to claimants and firms, ethical considerations and much more. Read the full chapter here.
Law360’s recent article on trends in international arbitration highlights the benefits of a combined litigation funding and judgment enforcement team. With our longstanding track record of assisting and funding judgment enforcement campaigns, you may not be surprised to learn that we agree! Gabe Bluestone and Jeff Newton discuss how having a judgment enforcement team as part of your litigation strategy makes good business sense.
In this op-ed, Ken Epstein discusses ABA Resolution 402 - where the ABA reaffirmed its existing policy against non-lawyers sharing legal fees and owning equity in law firms - and provides reasoning for a reconsideration of this policy as a way to broaden access to financial resources for individual claimants, law firms, and corporations facing an increasingly costly legal system.
Amy Geise, Michael Miles and Natalie Parker sit down with The Texas Lawbook to discuss the growth of legal finance in Texas, spotlight emerging trends in the industry, and reflect on their transition from in-house and law firm roles.
As legislation to allow funding in international arbitrations is pending in Ireland, Camilla Godman opines on how the Irish courts may interpret, and allow for, the use of funding in this civil law jurisdiction.
Investment Manager Gracey Campbell in an opinion article published by BusinessDesk discusses New Zealand's rare opportunity to build a class action regime from scratch, learning from the trials and errors of others.
As the popularity of IP litigation funding continues to rise, law firms and in-house counsel need to develop a thorough understanding of how funders evaluate potential investments. Sarah Tsou, Portfolio Manager – Global IP at Omni Bridgeway, chimes in with her significant IP expertise on this and other issues in Managing IP’s recent article, “How to stop a funded IP case from Falling Apart.”
Why are the characteristics of antitrust cases a great fit for legal financing? Omni Bridgeway’s Jason Levine, along with co-panelists Priyanka Timblo, David Kesselman and Bonnie Lau, explains in this Chambers and Partners webinar.
Our inaugural class of Summer Associates reflect on our US internship program, which was aimed towards providing an immersive experience about the role legal finance plays in the real world practice of law.
Learn how your firm or company can shift its financial and litigation risk using defense financing. Omni Bridgeway’s Jason Levine explains key aspects of defense-side funding agreements, the potential benefits, and the elements that distinguish defense financing from the more common plaintiff-side transactions.
What role might dispute funding play in complex cross-border insolvency matters involving multiple Latin American jurisdictions? For a recent virtual seminar, INSOL International asked Omni Bridgway’s Tim DeSieno to moderate a panel discussion exploring that very issue with Henrique Forssell of Duarte Forssell, Enrique González of González Calvillo, and Nyana Abreu Miller of Sequor Law. Our latest blog summarizes their informative and insightful conversation.
Antitrust lawsuits are distinctive in their complexity, duration, cost, and potential damages. They also require expensive specialized counsel and expert testimony. This is true not only for class actions and multidistrict litigation, but also for single-plaintiff cases involving restraint of trade, price-fixing, monopolization, unfair competition, and other related claims. These singular attributes of antitrust cases make them an excellent fit for litigation finance.
In this episode of Legal Talk Network, legal finance is the topic of the day. Omni Bridgeway’s Jason Levine sits down with host Dave Scriven-Young to cover topics ranging from the key terms of a funding agreement to the benefits a firm or company obtains by monetizing litigation assets.
In a recent webinar exploring the use of dispute funding in insurance-related cases, a significant change in attitudes is underway according to a panel of seasoned lawyers and litigation funders. Insurers, they said, are discovering funding’s effectiveness as a tool for financing their subrogated recovery claims.
The High Court of Australia (HCA), in a majority decision, has held that the pursuit of a claim for the benefit of some shareholders may be as valid as a claim made for all shareholders. In each situation, the claim in respect of corporate misfeasance is in the public interest because it seeks to enforce the law and protect shareholders and creditors alike.