Category Archives: Announcement

Country Roads, Take Me Home to the Place I Belong, West Virginia…..

This post was originally published on the Alliance for Responsible Consumer Legal Funding (ARC)’s website. It is reprinted with permission here– 

The US Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) recently released a White Paper entitled “West Virginia’s Climb; Lawsuit Climate Progress in the Mountain State and the Path Ahead.” In the paper, the Chamber addresses the issue of Consumer Legal Funding, or “Lawsuit Lending” as they like to call it.

Sunscreen ‘Disruptor’ Aethic Takes to CrowdJustice to Fight Nivea Patent Objection

A self-professed ‘disruptor’ in the sun care sector, Aethic has taken to Crowd Justice to raise funds in order to fight an opposition lodged against its patented Sovee formula by Nivea-owner Beiersdorf.

Apple Faces Lawsuits in Russia

A large number of iPhone owners from Russia are planning to file dozens of lawsuits against Apple after the firm admitted to having reduced the processing speed of older phones.

The first batch of lawsuits is likely to be filed this week in the Moscow court by consulting lawyers of the leading law firms, Lex Borealis and National Legal Finance Group (NLF). Lex Borealis has agreed to provide legal support to the litigants and the NLF Group would cover the legal expenses in return for a chunk of potential compensation.

IMF Bentham strengthens Asia presence with the appointment of Ms Cheng Yee Khong as Associate Investment Manager (Asia) in Hong Kong

MF Bentham is delighted to welcome Ms Cheng Yee Khong as Associate Investment Manager (Asia), based in Hong Kong.  Cheng Yee joins Tom Glasgow, Investment Manager (Asia), based in Singapore, as part of IMF Bentham’s expanding footprint in the region, responsible for identifying, assessing and managing investments throughout Asia.

Vannin Capital, the Global Expert in Legal Finance, Has Appointed Richard Hextall as Chief Executive Officer, Effective Immediately

An experienced executive and PLC Board Director, Richard joins Vannin from leading global insurer and reinsurer, MS Amlin, where he was Chief Finance and Operations Officer from 2012 to 2017.

Fastcase Expands Legal Analytics Capabilities With Docket Alarm Acquisition

Fastcase today announced its expansion into the federal and state docket alerts, legal news and data analytics markets with its acquisition of Docket Alarm.