Category Archives: Public

Mustang Litigation Funding of Wayzata, Minnesota; Mustang Specialty Funding I and II; James “Jimmy” Beltz, and Kevin Cavanaugh Remove Legal Bay Lawsuit to New Jersey Federal Court

Legal Bay, The Lawsuit Settlement Funding Company, announced today that on June 15, 2022, its recent New Jersey State Court lawsuit filing against Mustang Legal Funding and its principals has been removed to the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, Newark Vicinage, by the Mustang Entities, James Beltz, and Kevin Cavanaugh. The case now bears the following docket name: Legal Bay LLC v. Mustang Funding LLC, et al., No. 22-cv-3941 (ES) (JBC). The matter has been assigned to District Judge Esther Salas and Magistrate Judge James B. Clark, III.

DLA Piper launches global partnership with UNHCR

DLA Piper today announces a new partnership with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) that will see the two organisations working collaboratively to develop innovative responses to the global refugee crisis, enhance refugee integration and advocate for impactful, systemic change. During the first three years, DLA Piper will provide pro bono support worth over $3.7m and contribute financially to the agency’s global programmes.

Apex Litigation Finance to appoint Stephen Allinson as ‘Head of Legal’

Litigation funding specialists, Apex Litigation Finance have announced the appointment of Stephen Allinson, Solicitor and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, as their new Head of Legal.

Omni Bridgeway APAC Leadership Developments

Omni Bridgeway (ASX:OBL), the world’s largest legal risk finance and management team, is pleased to announce new appointments in its Asia Pacific leadership team.

ILFA Announces Inaugural International Legal Finance Conference in New York

The International Legal Finance Association (ILFA) today announced it will host its first annual International Legal Finance Conference on Monday, October 24, 2022, at the prestigious Morgan Library in New York City.

Validity Finance Expands into California with Addition of Former Covington & Burling Litigator Mark Chen and Several Distinguished Advisors

Leading litigation funder Validity Finance  announced it has expanded to California, adding experienced litigator Mark Chen as portfolio counsel in Los Angeles.  Mr. Chen was previously special counsel with Covington & Burling in LA, representing clients in complex commercial disputes, including major intellectual property cases in the entertainment sector. In his new role, he will help assess Validity’s funding opportunities with law firms and businesses in Southern California and the West Coast.