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Litigator’s Guide to Litigation Finance

Litigation finance, once a virtually unknown concepts, has become an accepted and commonly sought financial solution for organizations with a legitimate legal claim. And it has been employed by a diverse set of claimants – from those who are unable to bear the financial burden of pursuing litigation to those who are well-funded, yet reluctant to incur the costs and take on the risk themselves. While many of the nation’s most prestigious law firms now […] Read On

Litigation Finance – An Effective Tool for Corporate Decision Makers

Within corporate America, financial risk continues to be managed by tools that have existed since the birth of capitalism. Recently though, capital has become available to unlock the value of assets most corporate executives are unaware they possess: commercial legal claims. Litigation finance should be viewed by executives as an extremely valuable tool in the world of corporate fiance. The concept is proven, the sophistication and number of funders is growing annually and a wide […] Read On

Lawyers Need Not Worry – The Effects of Litigation Finance Disclosure on Juror Decision Making

Pursuing a lawsuit can be prohibitively expensive. Third party litigation financing has emerged in the United States as a rapidly growing solution to this financial burden. Litigation financing allows lawyers to initiate and pursue meritorious cases that their clients may not be able to afford and helps absorb the financial risks inherent in contingency fee matters. Because the practice is still in its infancy in the U.S., many trial lawyers, law firms and litigants have […] Read On

Risk Management & Litigation Finance: The evaluation and financing of meritorious commercial litigation

PUBLISHED IN CFO.COM Few business decisions come without risk. But for almost all of them, tools and processes have been developed to assess and mitigate those risks. The decision to pursue litigation, however, is still mostly a subjective endeavor. It is often based on rudimentary analysis of past precedent. There is little to rely on beyond a qualitative review of the basic claims by counsel. And, except for the relatively rare instance when a law […] Read On