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.
For mining companies, international dispute resolution can be an expensive necessity—but arbitration finance offers a solution
Mining is a high-risk business, as price fluctuations and high capex put pressure on margins and profits, but outside financing can help mining companies manage risk associated with arbitration and avoid the negative impact of disputes on the bottom line.
Burford is pleased to share excerpts from interviews with some of our Equity Project Champions. In the fifth and final post, the Champions discuss what the legal industry will look like for women in 2028.
Burford is pleased to share excerpts from interviews with some of our Equity Project Champions. In the fourth of five posts, the Champions discuss how The Equity Project can provide an economic incentive for change in closing the gender pay gap in law.
One of the most common questions posed by lawyers is: How much does Burford’s capital cost? It’s a sensible and understandable question—but one that lacks a simple or one-size-fits-all answer.