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.
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.
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.