Category Archives: Commercial

Keller Lenkner LLC Files Class Action Suit Against General Electric Company and H. Lawrence Culp, Jr.

CHICAGOFeb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Keller Lenkner LLC today announced that it filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of all purchasers of securities of General Electric Company (“GE” or the “Company”) (NYSE: GE) from October 12, 2018through and including October 29, 2018 (the “Class Period”). The action was filed in the Southern District of New Yorkand is captioned Birnbaum v. General Electric Company, et al., No. 1:19-cv-01013.

IMF Bentham upsizes Funds in response to market demand for investment funding

SYDNEY (31 January 2019):  Leading global litigation and dispute financier IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF) (IMF) announced today it is approaching investment targets for two of its funding vehicles ahead of schedule and has successfully increased the capacity of these vehicles to meet strong market demand for investment funding.

Louise Hird joins Therium Capital Management Australia from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Melbourne/ Jersey, 30 January 2019. Therium Capital Management, a leading global provider of litigation finance, announced today that Louise Hird has been appointed to the firm as an investment manager. Louise joins Therium from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), where she was a director leading investigations focused on consumer and competition law. Founded in 2009, Therium is one of the largest and most established litigation financing firms in the world. The firm has funded claims valued at $36 billion.

Validity Finance Strengthens Investment Team and Corporate Governance

NEW YORK (January 29, 2019) – Litigation funder Validity Finance has made a notable addition to its growing investment team with the arrival of portfolio counsel William C. Marra in New York. The firm also announced a prominent addition to its governance structure, with Allen Fagin, formerly chair of Proskauer Rose LLP, joining Validity’s board of directors.  Finally, Validity has retained former New York federal Judge John Gleeson, a partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP in New York, as outside counsel to advise on investment opportunities.