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.
July 03, 2019
Bentham is honoured to be recognized as one of the best in the industry we've enjoyed the privilege of helping to shape since our parent company, IMF Bentham began investing in commercial litigation in the late 1990s and went public in 2001.
June 25, 2019
IMF Bentham Limited, the parent company of Bentham Canada, has announced the launch of a new US$500 million fund (Fund 5) to support disputes around the world, including in Canada. This development reflects the increased worldwide demand for dispute resolution finance.
June 20, 2019
Since Bentham IMF commenced operations as the first commercial disputes funder in Canada, there has been significant growth in the number and range of clients looking to implement a litigation funding strategy. As the industry evolves in Canada and across the globe, Bentham IMF is delighted to announce exciting leadership developments.
June 08, 2019
Two of Bentham's leaders are featured in Lawdragon’s 2019 guide to the 100 Leading Legal Consultants and Strategists as leading professionals in commercial litigation funding.
May 28, 2019
Bentham IMF is delighted to announce that well-known international arbitration expert Annie Lespérance, FCIArb has joined our Montreal team in the capacity of Legal Counsel.
May 21, 2019
Last month’s Ontario Superior Court costs decision in a personal injury-type case, Davies v. Clarington (Municipality), caught our attention. It puts into sharp relief the differences between companies who offer loans for personal injury litigation and funders like Bentham who provide funding for corporate-commercial claims and class actions.
April 08, 2019
The following story is based on actual events. Names of the parties involved have been changed (but, honestly, they made such a clever business decisions they’d probably welcome the recognition).
April 08, 2019
Private Equity firms and their advisors are increasingly recognizing the value of partnering with experienced litigation funders. This blog post discusses some of the ways that litigation funding can add value to a PE manager's strategy.
March 02, 2019
2018 saw a record number of investor-state arbitrations filed, continuing a lengthy trend.
February 16, 2019
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.