Burford Vice President Emily Hostage joins Ari Kaplan to discuss the basics of legal finance.
Is legal finance used only by cash-constrained claimants in David versus Goliath-style legal disputes? Do companies with plenty of their own capital always pay for their own litigation instead of financing it? The simple answer is no.
Burford Managing Director and long-running IAM Strategy 300 award-winner Katharine Wolanyk discusses key developments facing patent litigators in the coming years.
Equity Project Champion Nicole D. Galli shares her perspective on the gender gap in law and discusses the role The Equity Project can play by providing an economic incentive for change.
Even the most successful contingency fee firms have an upper limit of risk tolerance. Legal finance—and especially portfolio finance—softens that upper limit, allowing firms to approach client problems with greater creativity and fewer constraints.
We gathered together pre-eminent experts in the field, from major European jurisdictions, to discuss the most salient trends and challenges facing securities litigants across Europe—here are the key takeaways.
Burford’s Sydney-based Principal shares why he joined the legal finance industry and discusses the biggest legal trends in Australia.
In an ALM-hosted webinar, Burford MD Greg McPolin and VP Rufus Caine discuss in-depth insights from the 2019 Managing Legal Risk Report—a first-of-its-kind research whitepaper, giving a rare glimpse into CFO perceptions of legal risk management at companies large and small.
When suppliers and vendors engage in illegal behavior, restaurant brands often shoulder the cost. Fortunately, thanks to legal finance, restaurant brands can make themselves financially whole, without absorbing the cost or risk of pursuing affirmative litigation or arbitration.
The growth of commercial legal finance has lead to an increase in commentary and questions—and regrettably, misinformation—about its use. This primer provides answers the most common questions Burford is asked.