Litigation funding

IMF Bentham co-founder launches new litigation funder in Australia

With demand for insolvency-related cases expected to grow, the co-founder of IMF Bentham and the former CEO of Australia and New Zealand-based Litigation Lending Services have joined forces to launch a new third-party funder.

11 November 2020

Validity Finance hires former Kirkland partner in Houston

US-Israeli litigation funder Validity Finance has hired former Kirkland & Ellis partner Sarah Williams as portfolio counsel in Houston, as demand for bankruptcy-related funding increases.

09 November 2020

“Open for business”: BVI court approves third party litigation funding

In the first written judgment of its kind, a British Virgin Islands court has approved third party funding agreements for litigation and other liquidation fees and expenses in relation to a multinational Ponzi scheme.

01 October 2020

Curtis hires new restructuring head from K&L Gates in New York

Curtis Mallet-Prevost Colt & Mosle has hired Robert Honeywell as the new head of its bankruptcy and restructuring practice in New York.

08 September 2020

Singularis dodges US$15 million litigation funding costs

An English court has ruled that insolvent Saudi-owned asset manager Singularis does not have to hand over an extra US$15.2 million to a Bermudian litigation funder, in a dispute over the proceeds of a successful negligence lawsuit against a Japanese bank.

23 June 2020

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