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.
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.
January 30, 2019
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.
January 16, 2019
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.
December 12, 2018
In May 2018, British Columbia modernized its International Commercial Arbitration Act by largely adopting the 2006 amendments to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration.
December 07, 2018
The litigators at Bentham IMF’s Toronto office do not have traditional legal jobs. And so, it’s fitting that they do not work in a traditional law office. Instead, the open concept brick-and-beam space represents a different approach. “As soon as I walked in here I knew this would be a creative, innovative and fun place to work,” says Bentham lawyer Paul Rand.
November 15, 2018
When a company is considering whether to commence litigation, it will typically assess both the “soft” and “hard” factors at play/Lorsqu'une entreprise songe à intenter un recours judiciaire, elle évalue généralement les facteurs « intangibles » et les facteurs « tangibles » en jeu.
November 07, 2018
Bentham’s litigation funding agreements have been the subject of three recent class action decisions. Learn more:
October 31, 2018
Recent proposed changes to the rules governing investment treaty arbitrations demonstrate the growing use and evolution of third party funding in international arbitration.
October 03, 2018
The readers of Canadian Lawyer have spoken, and they have identified Bentham IMF as one of their top litigation funders. Over 2,000 professionals cast 89,000 votes in this years’ competition – so it’s a huge stamp of approval.
September 20, 2018
Bentham IMF hires its seventh lawyer as demand for funding grows.