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.
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.
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June 15, 2017
Information a Litigation Funder will look at when assessing a potential claim for funding.
Why well resourced clients can still benefit from litigation funding
May 31, 2017
Last week, Bentham IMF enjoyed meeting the legal community in Halifax and attended the Advocates’ Society Atlantic Spring Symposium.
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May 16, 2017
Professional litigation funders do not seek to exercise control over the day-to-day litigation decisions
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April 28, 2017
Yesterday the Advocates' Society held its 16th Annual Spring Symposium in Toronto, co-hosted with the American College of Trial Lawyers.
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April 14, 2017
In its recent budget, the federal government proposed the elimination of billed-basis accounting (BBA) for designated professionals.
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March 31, 2017
Last week’s federal budget was touted as the “innovation budget”, and included commitments for clean technology, digital industries and health/bio-sciences. The budget also renewed discussion about where innovation plays a role in the practice of law.
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February 28, 2017
This week Bentham IMF announced the opening of its tenth office, in Houston, Texas. Houston is one of the busiest litigation centres in the U.S., and benefits from Texans’ entrepreneurial approach to business.
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February 20, 2017
Over the last several years, Bentham IMF has found that companies are increasingly interested in exploring litigation funding to help manage their legal spend and the risk associated with litigation.
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February 10, 2017
In recent years, the legal industry has seen a dramatic increase in demand for alternative fee arrangements (AFAs).