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SCC report reveals gradual improvement in gender diversity

The good news: A recent release by the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) showed a 50% increase in gender diversity among appointed arbitrators in 2018 versus 2017. The not-so-good news: Of the total appointments of 225 just 27% were women.

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Legal finance at 10

As Burford approaches its tenth anniversary, its co-founders reflect on how the company has grown—and where they expect the legal finance industry to go in the next decade.

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Legal finance comes to CLOC

This week, thousands will attend the annual conference of the Corporate Legal Operations Consortium (CLOC) in Las Vegas. In recent years this event has exploded—in no small…

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London arbitration roundtable: Part II

Leading lawyers and arbitrators discuss the role finance can play in mitigating the rising cost of international arbitration—and how initiatives like The Equity Project can help close the gender gap.

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London arbitration roundtable: Part I

In honor of London International Disputes Week, leading lawyers and arbitrators to discuss London’s evolution as an arbitral center—and how it stacks up against other centers around the world.

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Timing is everything—Exploring the benefits of award and judgment monetization

Corporates with outstanding commercial and international arbitration awards often ask: Can legal finance expedite our recovery? The short answer is yes—through a financial tool known as monetization.

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A legal finance primer for legal operations and law firm pricing professionals

In-house legal operations and law firm pricing professionals are meant to work across their organizations—legal finance makes that process easier.

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Bankruptcy litigation financing: Poised to enter the mainstream

ABI’s recent session on litigation finance suggests that bankruptcy litigation financing is poised to enter the mainstream—and for good reason.

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5 minutes on… Portfolio finance

While single-case financing remains the manner in which most lawyers first experience legal finance, portfolio finance is an area of growing interest and opportunity for clients and…

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Q&A with Craig Arnott: The rise of legal finance in Asia-Pacific

In an interview with Remaking Law Firms, Craig Arnott discusses the rise of legal finance in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong—and what’s driving that growth.

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