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Litigation Game Theory Professional Development Programs Launched for Legal and Finance Professionals

The Litigation Game

Litigation is a hard-fought conflict between opposing economic interests. But although the battle lines are clear enough, decision making is not so simple. With the potential for strategic interaction between legal opponents, litigation is also a complex puzzle with all the characteristics of a competitive game. The optimal decision or strategy for any plaintiff or defendant is not only a matter of individual opinion or unilateral action; legal adversaries push back and have an economic effect.

Burford sells Teinver investment for $107 million, a 736% return

Burford Capital Limited (“Burford” or “the Company”), a leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law, today announces that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its entire entitlement in the Teinver matter for $107 million in cash. Burford’s investment in the Teinver matter is $12.8 million. Thus, the sale represents an investment gain of $94.2 million and a return on invested capital of 736%.

TownCenter Partners LLC Introduces New Online Platform for investing in Portfolio of Cases in Litigation Finance

Litigation Finance Company TCP

MCLEAN, Va.March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — TownCenter Partners LLC has proudly announced the implementation of its new platform for investing in litigation finance. This investment fund is designed to provide accredited investors only a way to earn possible returns on their investment while minimizing the risks associated with litigation finance investment via a portfolio of cases.

NFL Concussion Case & 9/11 Settlements Could Shape Future Laws on Consumer Legal Funding

A loan or not a loan? That is the question…

The answer could lie in the outcomes of two very public trials, one involving the $1B settlement between the NFL and ex-players who suffered concussion-related injuries, and another involving 9/11 victims and their families.

Litigation Finance Startup Mighty Raises $114 Million to Fund the Funders

New York (March 6, 2018) – Mighty, the leading provider of software for legal and medical funding companies, has raised $114M to provide financing to businesses on its platform and grow the team.