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Parabellum Appoints Jiamie Chen as Director of Investment Initiatives

Parabellum Capital LLC (“Parabellum”), a leader in commercial litigation finance, today announced the appointment of Jiamie Chen as Director of Investment Initiatives, a newly created position that strengthens the firm’s origination and underwriting of new investment relationships in strategically significant sectors. She will be based in San Francisco.

Legal-Bay Settlement Funding Announces Extended Filing Deadline For Victims Of Sexual Abuse

JERSEY CITY, N.J.Nov. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay LLC, The Lawsuit Pre Settlement Funding Company, reports a win for the victims of child sexual abuse at the hands of clergy members. After years of fighting, Governor Phil Murphy signed a law that offers victims of abuse the ability to sue their abusers up until they turn 55, or within seven years of their realization that the abuse caused them harm.

U.S. Claims Makes Further Inroads into $250B Market

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — DRB Financial Solutions, LLC (DRBfinancial.com), and its wholly-owned subsidiary U.S. Claims (USClaims.com), America’s premier pre-settlement funding company, today announced that U.S. Claims has closed on yet another private placement transaction.  This marks the company’s second litigation advance backed transaction of the year and DRB Financial’s fourth term securitization transaction involving this asset class overall.  It primes U.S. Claims to continue its run of impressive growth.

Therium Access announces second round of grant awards to improve access to justice in the UK

Therium Group Holdings Limited, one of the world’s leading providers of litigation, arbitration and specialty legal finance, today announced the second recipients of grant awards by Therium Access, the firm’s not-for-profit arm dedicated to facilitating access to justice.

Augusta launches Consumer Claims Division with hires from Deloitte, Puma Investments, Prospect Capital and Stevens & Bolton

Augusta, the UK’s largest litigation funder by case volume, today announces the formation of its Consumer Claims Division, with four new hires into the business.

Lord Thomas of Cwmgiedd joins the Advisory Committee of Therium Access, which is chaired by Lord Falconer

Jersey, Channel Islands, 29 October 2019. Therium Access, the not-for-profit arm of leading global litigation finance provider Therium, today announced that Lord John Thomas of Cwmgiedd is joining its Advisory Committee. Jeunesse Mensier has also been named Grant Programme Director.

New research: Lawyers’ use of legal finance is growing—and becoming more sophisticated

October 23, 2019 – Burford Capital, the leading global finance and investment management firm focused on law, today announced the results of its 2019 Legal Finance Report: A Survey of In-House and Law Firm LawyersBased on online survey data from 509 in-house and law firm lawyers in the US, UK, Canada and Australia, as well as in-depth phone interviews conducted with 32 leading lawyers across seven countries, the report reveals that legal finance is continuing to grow in use and sophistication, with lawyers predicting still more use in the event of a recession.

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2019 Results

JERICHO, N.Y.Oct. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc. (ESQ) (the “Company”), the holding company for Esquire Bank, National Association (“Esquire Bank”), today announced its operating results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2019.

Therium Expands London Investment Team with Appointment of James Dobias

London, 22 October, 2019 – Therium Group Holdings Ltd., a leading provider of litigation finance globally with over $1 billion of assets under management, has added to its investment team in London with the appointment of James Dobias as an Investment Officer.

Multi Funding USA Receives Approval to Serve Ohio Legal Community

Woodstock, NY—October 21, 2019 — Multi Funding USA, a leading pre-settlement funding provider serving law firms, attorneys and plaintiffs, announced that it has received authorization to provide pre-settlement funding to lawyers throughout the state of Ohio. Through its advanced and secure technology, attorneys can easily apply for litigation financing on Multi Funding USA’s secure website, and receive automated notifications, documentation, and funding in an expedited manner.