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As the Litigation Finance industry has grown, some parts of the world have met the practice with suspicion. Some countries have suggested or enacted legislation designed to encumber and restrict the process of third-party funding in litigation. In the wake of COVID-19, however, the need for the practice has been affirmed. 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…
Business insolvencies are on the rise, creating a massive spike in litigation. One firm, Litigation Capital Management, has seen a sharp increase in assets under management over the past 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 Subscription, Additional 1 User, Additional 2 Users, Additional 3 Users, Additional 4…
The following article is part of an ongoing column titled ‘Investor Insights.’  Brought to you by Ed Truant, founder and content manager of Slingshot Capital, ‘Investor Insights’ will provide thoughtful and engaging perspectives on all aspects of investing in litigation finance.  EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Recent changes in the patent sector have made the case type more attractive to litigation finance Litigation finance specialization has started to occur in the intellectual property case market Managers focusing…
Businesses the world over have been waiting to see how business disruption insurance payouts will happen in the wake of COVID. As anticipated, there’s been a massive increase of business interruption claims, as the pandemic forced business closures across the globe. While some countries are improving and slowly opening, others see no end in sight to forced closures and lockdowns. This content is for 1-3 Team Members, 7 Day Trial, 4-10 Team Members, 4-10 Team…
Citing a need for ‘better visibility,’ UK law firm Rosenblatt has announced that the company is holding off on deciding whether or not to pay dividends this year. Hit hard by COVID, the firm announced that the decision won’t be made until year’s end, when it hopes to better understand the company’s annualized performance. 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,…
A Liverpool firm has recently entered a partnership with Therium Capital Management—a global litigation funder—to form a fund of GBP 50 million to fund large litigation claims. Provenio Litigation consults on national and international disputes in high-value cases. Like most firms, Provenio is bracing for a spike in COVID-related litigation. 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…
The insurance industry is facing a hard market thanks to multiple factors including the COVID pandemic. Hard markets are a time of high insurance premiums, more precise and complex underwriting, fewer policies being written, and a shrinking pool of competitors. With that in mind, insurers are raising money to make the most of opportunities as they arise. At the same time, investors are understandably cautious.   Intelligent Insurer details a recent panel discussion on hard…
Ardent Leisure Group is under fire after fatalities occurred at their Thunder River Rapids facility. The once-thriving tourist attraction is reportedly closed due to COVID, though some suggest it may not reopen ever. Stock prices for Ardent Leisure are trading below 50 cents per share. Predictably, shareholders are seeking to hold the company to account. Their latest request for information, however, has been thrown out by a judge. This content is for 1-3 Team Members,…
Liability exposures for companies around the world are increasing. Factors such as rising litigation, collective redress and large court verdicts, costly and frequent recalls in the automotive and food sectors, the disruptive impact of civil unrest and riots in a growing number of countries, and environmental concerns such as indoor air quality and higher fines and remediation standards will likely impact businesses and their insurers in the future – all in the face of a…
Omni Bridgeway (ASX:OBL) is delighted to welcome renowned leader in emerging markets debt restructuring, Tim DeSieno as its new Global Director of Distressed Debt and Senior Investment Manager. Mr DeSieno will be based in New York and will be responsible for developing Omni Bridgeway’s global distressed debt business, which the Company has decided is a key part of its strategic growth. Mr DeSieno will also help identify and manage distress-related litigation funding opportunities in emerging markets globally,…