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As thousands of small businesses await COVID-related insurance payouts, insurers maintain that their policies were never meant to cover global pandemics. Whether or not claimants get their due will depend on an upcoming appeal. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional…
Last week, Litigation Finance Journal held a special digital event on the evolution of corporate portfolio funding. How has portfolio funding evolved over the years? Why have corporates been slow to adopt the practice? How is COVID impacting that adoption rate? And what can funders do to convince corporates that the benefits of portfolio funding outweigh any perceived drawbacks? A panel discussion led by Ed Truant, founder of Slingshot Capital, addressed these and other questions. The…
Last month, litigation funder Manolete Partners received no less than 50 case referrals. That staggering number is largely due to COVID-related insolvency claims. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional 4 Users, 6 Pack, and Additional 9 Users…
Mining companies are especially susceptible to disputes arising from the impact of COVID. Tax issues, regulatory changes, politics, and supply chain failures can all lead to large-scale disputes. In fact, mining disputes made up the majority of investor-state arbitration cases last year. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single…
Pretium, a specialized investment management firm with approximately $30 billion in assets, today announced that Tatiana Gutierrez and Jeannette Arazi have joined the firm as Managing Directors on its Affordable Housing and Real Estate Capital Markets teams, respectively. These appointments underscore Pretium’s continued commitment to increasing access to quality, affordable rental housing for households of all price points. The additions of Ms. Gutierrez and Ms. Arazi enhance the depth of expertise, insight, and support Pretium provides for residents, investors, and community…
With demand for litigation finance continuing to grow among businesses of all sizes, leading dispute funder Validity Finance reports it has raised a new managed fund of $70 million in capital commitments. The newly raised “sidecar” fund further diversifies Validity’s business and advances its experience as an alternative asset manager.  To date, Validity’s third-party managed funds total nearly $150 million of assets under management, in addition to its permanent capital base. Validity’s latest fund investors…
Day one of the two-day 2021 LF Dealmakers conference has officially concluded. The day included a keynote address from Judge Shira A. Scheindlin, six panel discussions, and a host of networking opportunities. The initial panel discussion was titled “State of the Litigation Finance Industry: Innovations & Outlook.” The panel was moderated by Annie Pavia, Senior Legal Analyst at Bloomberg Law, and featured the following panelists: Brandon Baer, Founder & CIO, Contingency Capital Fred Fabricant, Managing Partner, Fabricant Michael…
On the most recent episode of the Litigation Finance Podcast, Cesar Bello, Partner and Deputy General Counsel of Corbin Capital, explained how he evaluates litigation finance investments, what his ROI expectations are, and how funders can mitigate risk. Below are some key takeaways from the discussion. What about the funding industry drew your attention and your interest? The stock answer here is that it’s non-correlated compared to a lot of other alternative assets. What else…
The pandemic has made an unwitting impact on nearly every industry. Its impact on litigation funding was largely positive. Since the first COVID shutdowns began, funders around the world have been besieged with interest from investors, businesses, and clients hoping to launch individual or collective actions. Litigation Capital Management (LCM) has seen exceptional progress, even within the funding industry. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members…
A class action has been launched against insurer IAG after it denied business interruption claims related to COVID-19. The case has been likened to a test case in Australia. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team Members (Sponsored Member), 11-20 Team Members, 11-20 Team Members (Sponsored Member), $695 One Time Membership Rate Lock, Single Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional 4 Users,…