In the year ahead, tools like legal finance will enhance law firms’ and legal teams’ ability to grow, plan and manage risk in times of uncertainty.
Continuing a nationwide trend, the Northern District of California rejected a discovery request into the plaintiff’s litigation funding arrangements, concluding that discovery of such arrangements is “not relevant”.
Burford Capital is pleased to present comments on the comprehensive proposals for rule amendments released by the ICSID Secretariat on 2 August 2018.
How can you recover assets from someone who has specifically gone out of their way to hide their wealth in digital currencies? Paths to recovery do exist—but finding them requires expertise, investment and creative problem-solving.
Looking ahead to 2019, we draw on our most recent Litigation Finance Survey to share key insights and help predict how we think legal finance will change in the coming year.
Vice President Monique Cronin answers a series of questions on litigation finance in Australia and Burford’s tremendous opportunity for growth there.
Managing Director Emily Slater provides an in-depth explanation of what The Equity Project is, how it works and how women lawyers (and law firms and clients that are committed to promoting diversity) can leverage the capital committed to this initiative.
On 7 December, the Hong Kong Department of Justice issued its much-anticipated Code of Practice for Third Party Funding of Arbitration, which provides a clear framework for third-party funding of international arbitrations seated in Hong Kong and sets out specific guidelines for funders operating there.
Innovation, risk management and cost containment aren’t just platitudes—they’re mandates for in-house legal teams. Legal finance is one tool that can help GCs and CFOs manage legal risk and uncertainty, but it’s still not universally understood by corporate legal teams.
Legal finance is at an inflection point. As the industry continues to grow dramatically, the shift in front of us is—and indeed must be—the maturation of legal finance.