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.
September 08, 2016
In a typical business case, counsel on both sides generally agree to a number of reasonable pre-trial steps, like curtailing the scope of discovery or limiting the number of motions. It can keep the litigation process from becoming too combative or expensive for clients.
August 31, 2016
In our conversations introducing commercial litigation funding to the Canadian legal market, we are frequently asked about maintenance and champerty. Under current Canadian jurisprudence, third-party funding does not offend the doctrines of maintenance and champerty.
August 19, 2016
Third party litigation funding (TPF) can benefit businesses of all sizes, but small and medium sized companies can find particular value in using TPF for their cases.
August 05, 2016
When growing a legal practice, existing clients tend to be the best source of further work. Often, however, lawyers struggle to entice current clients to give them more work.
July 06, 2016
Working with well-established litigation funders can have unexpected benefits for law firms. Among those benefits are opportunities to receive referrals for new business. In our experience, referral opportunities arise most commonly in the following situations...
June 28, 2016
Recent surveys of corporate counsel demonstrate that they are looking for three important things from their outside advisors. When law firms don’t respond to these demands, they may lose out on litigation opportunities.
May 31, 2016
By partnering with a litigation funder, an SME can focus its capital on growth and development, and use the funder’s resources to retain top counsel.
May 17, 2016
By enabling meritorious litigation to proceed to court, and ensuring that claims are properly resourced, Bentham has long provided access to justice to individuals and corporations. Bentham’s commitment to justice, however, extends beyond the individual cases that we fund.
April 05, 2016
On April 4, 2016, Canadian mining company Crystallex International Corp. won a $1.38B arbitration award for Venezuela’s unlawful expropriation of its Las Cristinas gold mine. Crystallex’s claim was advanced with the support of a third-party litigation funder.
March 02, 2016
Bentham IMF in Canada is a subsidiary of Bentham IMF Limited, a public company traded on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX: IMF). We are the oldest and most experienced commercial litigation funder in the world.