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IMF Bentham teams with Boies Schiller Flexner to provide US$30M capital and legal representation to parties with Vietnamese cross-border disputes

16 APRIL 2019:  Leading international dispute financier, IMF Bentham Limited (ASX:IMF) and renowned global litigation and arbitration firm Boies Schiller Flexner LLP (BSF) announce a collaboration to provide up to US$30 million in funding capital for cross-border disputes with a Vietnamese connection. This world-first collaboration combines IMF Bentham’s financial support with BSF’s unmatched legal and Vietnam expertise to benefit foreign investors or Vietnamese businesses in Vietnam-related disputes, including international arbitration or US/UK litigation.

Financial Poise™ Announces “Three Case Studies,” a New Webinar Premiering May 8th at 3:00 PM CST through West LegalEdcenter™

This webinar is co-produced by West LegalEdCenter™ and part of the “Commercial Litigation Funding 101” series. It will feature Jeremy Waitzman (Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Helsinger LLP); Evan Fried (Greybridge Capital LLC); Ken Epstein (Bentham IMF); and Joel Cohen (Stout).

As the legal funding market evolves, so too do the legal/ethical jurisprudence, strategic decisions inherent in utilizing funding, financial instruments used for funding, and nature of funder/funded relationship. In this webinar, a panel of experienced litigation funding professionals examine three live legal funding deals, and discuss how they impact considerations of (i) disclosure of litigation funding, (ii) fee-splitting and non-attorney ownership of law firms, and (iii) financial engineering of innovative funding deals.

SPONSORED POST: Segue Cloud Services Multi-Funding Case Study

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The Challenge

Multi Funding USA is a pre-settlement finance provider that serves attorneys and their plaintiffs. The company has been serving clients for nearly a decade, providing millions of dollars in financial support in jurisdictions like New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Vermont, Texas, California, Florida, and Washington. Through its pre-settlement funding services, plaintiffs can access much needed funds during the often lengthy settlement process as they wait for their cases to be resolved. When a case concludes in favor of the plaintiff, Multi Funding recoups its investment at a preferred rate of return.

Vannin Capital Appoints Regional Managing Directors In Australasia

Vannin Capital, the global expert in legal finance, has today announced the appointment of Pip Murphy and Tom McDonald as Regional Managing Directors of the Australasia region. 

Located in Vannin’s Melbourne and Sydney offices respectively, Pip and Tom will have joint responsibility for leading Vannin’s Australasian business and team, which includes Managing Directors Adam Silverman (commercial litigation and arbitration) and Steven Taylor (class actions and commercial litigation).

Validity Finance Expands Texas Presence with new Portfolio Counsel in Houston

NEW YORK (APRIL 9, 2019) – Further growing its presence in the important Texas legal market, Validity Finance announced the arrival of Wendie Childress, who joins the firm as portfolio counsel in the company’s Houston office.

Center on Civil Justice at NYU School of Law Launches Dispute Financing Library

The Center on Civil Justice at NYU School of Law has launched a comprehensive digital library of documents relating the third-party litigation funding industry.

Legal-Bay Pre Settlement Funding Announces Increased Focus on IVC Filter Cases

JERSEY CITY, N.J.March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Legal-Bay LLC, The Pre Settlement Funding Company, announced today that they will be expanding their funding for IVC lawsuits, effectively immediately.