Dispute trends: Navigating volatility in 2023 and beyond

Three hidden value sources for CFOs in 2023

CFOs are increasingly working to innovate the legal department and find new ways to add value to the business.

A conversation with Andrei Iancu: IP protections are key to US innovation

Hon. Andrei Iancu, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property & Director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, and current Partner at Irell & Manella LLP, spoke with Burford Managing Director Katharine Wolanyk about the intellectual property laws and US global competitiveness at the 2022 Annual ILFA Conference in New York.

Offshore insolvency trends

As we enter 2023 amidst global economic uncertainty, fueled by political and financial tensions, we look to key insolvency and restructuring trends that will emerge in offshore markets—home to some of the world’s largest financial hubs.

The global energy transition: A roundtable on related disputes

In November 2022, Christiane Deniger and Matt Lee spoke with a group of energy dispute experts about the effects of the energy transition on commercial disputes, the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict and supply chain issues and the use of legal finance in the sector.

Trends in collective redress across Europe: Legal finance as a tool for institutional investors and commercial claimants

With European regulators increasingly cracking down on anticompetitive behavior, and instances of largescale fraud and corporate misconduct likely to be unveiled by a down economy, collective actions are an important mechanism for commercial parties to seek redress.

New GC research, translated by two former in-house lawyers

In recent years, in-house lawyers have been increasingly looking for ways to add value to the legal department. Recent research commissioned by Burford reveals that GCs see a commercial role for legal, expect their law firms to help them generate value and see legal finance as a tool for success.

Expert insights: A roundtable on arbitration trends in Korea

In November 2022, Quentin Pak directed questions concerning arbitration trends in Korea to a group of respected experts in the space.

Trends in PRC enforcement: A rise in defaults signals a future influx in claims involving Chinese entities

With judgments and awards involving Chinese entities on the rise, asset recovery expertise will play a key role in creditors’ enforcement and recovery strategies.