American Litigation Finance Firms Retain Right To Anonymity

Transparency in litigation finance is a hot topic. Many are pushing for more disclosure regarding the identity of who is funding litigation. In June court officials proposed amendments to an existing rule which deals with the disclosure of interested parties in a case. They suggested adding funders to this list. However, on the 23rd of … Continue reading American Litigation Finance Firms Retain Right To Anonymity

UK: No Regulation For Litigation Funding In The Near Future

There has been speculation for some time that third-party litigation funding will soon become a more regulated industry. This topic was discussed recently at the Westminster Legal Policy Forum on innovation and the business of law. This took place on the 25th of January 2017. The litigation funding sector has grown in recent years. A large … Continue reading UK: No Regulation For Litigation Funding In The Near Future

Singapore Parliament Allows Third-Party Litigation Funding

10th of January 2017, Singapore’s Parliament passed the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016, allowing third-party litigation funding. The passing of the Civil Law (Amendment) Bill 2016 is a clear push by Singapore’s to become a centre for dispute resolution. These changes in the law will ensure that Singapore becomes an attractive forum for parties to … Continue reading Singapore Parliament Allows Third-Party Litigation Funding

$160 Million Merger Between Burford Capital and Gerchen Keller Capital

“There has to be an industry” – Christopher Bogart, the CEO of the litigation financier Burford Capital Bogart has a five-year plan. Bogart told Alison Frankel of the Mail Online that he believes the litigation funding industry is about to become well established. Bogart believes the CFO and general counsel of companies considering expensive litigation will … Continue reading $160 Million Merger Between Burford Capital and Gerchen Keller Capital