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Media Invitation – Sir Rupert Jackson Says Australia Might Like to Consider Testing What England Has Achieved Using Australian Ideas

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA – THE JUDGE who revolutionised the cost of civil litigation in England and Wales is coming to Australia to share insights of how litigation-cost reform could help achieve better outcomes with greater cost control, especially in relation to class actions.

Longford Capital Closes Another Law Firm Portfolio Investment

CHICAGO, September 17, 2018 – Following closely behind the closing of a $67 million law firm portfolio investment, Longford Capital has executed an investment with another leading litigation law firm.  The most recent portfolio investment calls for an initial capital commitment of $15 million and is expected to expand to more than $30 million over the next 36 months.  The portfolio involves more than one dozen cases on behalf of multiple clients in different industries, asserting commercial claims and patent infringement claims with more than $750 million in alleged damages.

Bentham IMF Hires Blakes Lawyer for Investment Management Role as Demand for Dispute Funding Grows

TORONTO (September 17, 2018) – Bentham IMF, a world-leading commercial litigation finance company, has hired Paul S. Rand as Investment Manager and Legal Counsel for its Toronto office. Paul will undertake due diligence on individual commercial litigation claims. He will also consider portfolios of claims for corporate clients seeking creative funding solutions and law firms looking for funding to extend alternative fee arrangements to clients. Paul brings unique insights to the role having previously managed a portfolio of litigation matters as in-house counsel for Canada’s largest bank, and more recently having focused on complex finance solutions for sophisticated corporate clients.

RPX Corporation Completes Transaction with Realtime Data

SAN FRANCISCOSept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — RPX Corporation, the leading provider of patent risk and discovery management solutions, today announced that it has completed a patent licensing agreement with Realtime Data LLC. Over the past 10 years, Realtime has sued more than 100 companies for allegedly infringing patents it owns relating to data compression or accelerated loading at system boot in operating systems.

Singapore Makes Milestone Decision on IMF Bentham Litigation Funding Agreement

SINGAPORE (11 September 2018) –

In the first ruling of its kind, a Singapore court has made a declaration which will allow a commercial third-party funding arrangement to proceed. The ruling, made by Singapore High Court’s Justice Chua Lee Ming on 11 September 2018, will allow the funding of investigations and potential claims to proceed in the context of a major corporate collapse costing Singaporean retail investors hundreds of millions of dollars.

David Morley Named Vannin Capital Chairman

Vannin Capital – a global expert in the provision of funding to support individuals, corporate clients and law firms in the successful resolution of high-value litigation and arbitration claims – has announced the appointment of former Allen & Overy Senior Partner David Morley as its Chairman, effective immediately.

Woodsford Litigation Funding Announces Another Major Strategic US Hire

LONDON & PHILADELPHIA – Monday 10th September 2018, Woodsford Litigation Funding, the global provider of litigation financing solutions for businesses, individuals and law firms, has announced further expansion of its US operations with the appointment of Robin M Davis.

Law Professionals Vote USClaims Tops in Texas Lawyer 2018 ‘Best Of’ Survey

DRB Financial Solutions, LLC is pleased to announce that its subsidiary, USClaims (http://www.usclaims.com), has been voted a top service provider by the readers of The Texas Lawyer in the publication’s “Best of 2018” survey. USClaims took first place in the category of Consumer Litigation Funding Provider and ranked among the top three firms in surveys in Dallas and Houston.

FCA Legal Funding Unveils 36-Month Cap-Out Contract

LOS ANGELESAug. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — FCA Legal Funding has announced a 36-month cap-out contract to plaintiffs in need of pre-settlement funding. It indicates the most a client has to repay on pre-settlement funding in California, so there are no uncertainties or surprises. Also, the contract details the minimum and maximum payback timeframes regardless of case length.

Better Life Technologies Group, Inc. (BLTG) is Using Crowdjustice to Pursue Justice

Better Life Technologies Group Incorporated (Plaintiff) secured a patent for technology for a wireless wearable device designed for patients suffering from diabetes, heart conditions, and other medical conditions that require monitoring. Plaintiff’s technology is stored and transmitted via a wristband or other wearable devices worn by patients. Plaintiff alleged Kaiser Permanente peculated their technology thereby violating the alleged signed NDA agreement.