Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. We recommend that claim holders obtain advice from their lawyers on litigation funding.
October 31, 2017
This week, Bentham Canada received its 200th request for litigation funding. The vast majority of our inquiries have been for single cases, but there is a growing interest in portfolio funding
October 20, 2017
Litigation funding is quickly emerging as an indispensable tool in every lawyer’s toolkit. Yet, as a former senior Bay Street associate, I know that many people you work with may still be unfamiliar with litigation funding.
October 04, 2017
IMF Bentham has launched two new investment vehicles to fund future cases and investments across Canada, Australia, Asia and Europe.
September 18, 2017
In recent weeks, the Federal Court of Canada and the Ontario Superior Court have given valuable guidance on litigation funding arrangements in Canada
September 15, 2017
Law firm portfolio funding is distinct from litigation funding for an individual claim. With portfolio funding, a law firm has a number of contingency fee or partial contingency fee cases.
August 31, 2017
In a recent podcast, the team at Building New Law interviewed Casey Flaherty about his new book Unless You Ask. The book encourages law firms and clients to have conversations to improve their working relationships.
August 15, 2017
In determining whether to fund a case, professional litigation funders put each potential investment through rigorous due diligence, which typically takes 30 to 45 days.
July 31, 2017
Bentham IMF has once again recruited talent from a top Canadian firm to keep pace with the high volume of funding inquiries it has received since January 2016, when it became the first global commercial litigation finance firm to enter the Canadian market.
July 14, 2017
Financial support is the benefit most often sought by claimants who use third party litigation funding to pursue meritorious commercial litigation claims. The benefits of working with Bentham, however, also include additional advantages that can improve a claimant’s chances for litigation success.
June 30, 2017
Each month, we aim to update the legal community on issues related to litigation funding in Canada, and also on broader news in the industry.