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Episode 36 — Ed Truant & Charles Agee; Call for Funders to Associate

In this episode, we speak with litigation finance investor Ed Truant, and Westfleet Advisors managing partner Charles Agee about their call for the commercial litigation finance industry to associate. We discuss the benefits of an association, how they plan to deal with issues like mandatory disclosure and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and how similar associations in the UK, Australia, and on the consumer side in the U.S. can serve as examples of how to proceed.

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Episode 10 — Reid Zeising; Founder & CEO, Cherokee Funding

On this episode of the LFJ podcast, we spoke with Reid Zeising, Founder and CEO of Atlanta-based Consumer Legal Funder, Cherokee Funding. Reid opened up about Cherokee’s funding process, the significance of ‘rolling contracts,’ why plaintiffs should value time over money, and why he believes the Chamber of Commerce and the Consumer Legal Funding industry…

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Episode 9 — Joel Magerman; CEO, Bryant Park Capital

On this episode, we sat down with Joel Magerman, CEO of investment bank Bryant Park Capital, to discuss the Consumer Legal Funding industry from the debt and equity markets’ perspectives. What do funders need to prepare before approaching debt and equity markets? What’s the #1 reason funders are turned down for investment? What are the…

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Episode 5 — Allison Chock; Chief Investment Officer, Bentham IMF

In this week’s episode, we sat down with Allison Chock to discuss Bentham’s plans for their freshly-minted $200M fundraising vehicle, the company’s push into bankruptcy investment, its growth within the United States, and the battle against the Chamber of Commerce on the issue of mandatory disclosure. We even learned a few new terms during the podcast,…

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