Bentham IMF Spotlight Series: We speak to Los Angeles Investment Manager and veteran insurance recovery litigator, Fiona Chaney, on why companies and firms in the insurance recovery field should be aware of how #litigationfunding can make a successful impact on the bottom line.
The Ontario Superior Court recently approved a funding agreement whereby the funder will pay for class counsel’s legal fees as the case progresses, in exchange for a return at the conclusion of the case. This arrangement enables the matter to proceed where the client is not able to pay legal fees, and the law firm is not able to carry its fees throughout the case.
IMF Litigation Funding Services Limited (IMF LFS) is delighted to be ranked as ‘excellent’ by Leaders League for litigation and arbitration funding in the UK. IMF LFS is the European arm of leading global dispute funder IMF Bentham Limited, one of the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funders in the world.
Litigation finance can serve as a powerful tool for law firms seeking to attract new clients or win plaintiff-side work from existing clients. Incorporating funding as an option in pitches submitted to secure work affords significant advantage to law firms. Among other benefits, funding helps clients reduce litigation risk, afford their top-choice law firm and improve their balance sheet.
As Australia’s pioneer of commercial litigation funding and leading funder, IMF Bentham has a particular insight into the current system. Class actions are particularly complex and costly. Each action involves different circumstances, considerations and issues. We think that some of the ALRC’s recommendations will benefit class members and improve the existing class action regime.
IMF Bentham announced it is approaching investment targets for two of its funding vehicles ahead of schedule and has successfully increased the capacity to meet strong market demand for investment funding.
Justice Brett Kavanaugh made headlines earlier this month when he issued his first majority opinion for the United States Supreme Court. The opinion resolved a circuit split over whether the Federal Arbitration Act permits a court to decline to enforce arbitration agreements that delegate arbitrability questions to an arbitrator.
As Bentham IMF celebrates its third anniversary in Canada, Chief Investment Officer Tania Sulan reflects on the company's achievements and what lays ahead for our business and the litigation funding industry in 2019.
IMF Bentham Limited (IMF Bentham), a leading global dispute funder, announced a proposed shareholder action in Denmark seeking compensation for losses suffered by shareholders of Danish financial institution, Danske Bank A/S.
Last week, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied as irrelevant defendant Micron Technology’s demand that plaintiff MLC Intellectual Property disclose the identity of the source of any third-party funding in MLC’s patent infringement lawsuit.
It's the season for partnership announcements, and the team at Bentham congratulates newly minted partners! As new partners look for ways to add value, it is worth considering the commercial litigation funding tools offered by Bentham.
Modern litigation finance offers an alternative to the rising costs of traditional loans, and can allow cash-strapped businesses to simultaneously pursue growth strategies and valuable litigation claims.
The American litigation finance industry is seeing increasing demand for litigation funding taking root at companies and law firms across the country. This demand, which companies like Bentham are meeting with increasing capital available for investment, demonstrates recognition within the legal and business communities of the economic value that litigation funding affords to parties pursuing and handling high-stakes commercial litigation.