Litigation finance strategy for businesses

Veta T. Richardson, President & CEO, ACC speaks with David Perla about challenges for in-house lawyers and diversity in law

Veta T. Richardson, President and CEO of the Association of Corporate Counsel, sat down with Burford’s Co-Chief Operating Officer David Perla to discuss ACC’s approach to DEI, ACC Foundation’s DEI maturity model, how law firms can add value for their clients and her new book, Take Six.

For law firms, legal finance can help offset a downturn

When corporate and transactional work ebbs for law firms, financed litigation can be a welcome recession hedge and a better alternative to firm layoffs.

Colibri Heart Valve: Legal finance helps medical device company to protect its patent rights

Legal finance provides an important means for patent owners to access the courts and enforce their intellectual property rights.

Perspectives from securities litigation experts and asset managers

In late 2022, Burford organized a securities litigation symposium with in-house counsel from some of the world’s largest asset managers and partners from leading global law firms that represent investment funds in securities litigation.

How health insurance companies used legal finance to manage risk: A case study

The “Risk corridors” litigation is an example of how monetization capital can enable businesses to continue to serve their customers and manage balance sheet risk.

Expert insights: Insolvency trends in Asia Pacific

In March, Quentin Pak, Emily Tillett and Matt Lee directed questions concerning key insolvency trends and developments to a respected group of insolvency experts in Hong Kong, Australia and Singapore.

Expert insights: Recovering non-performing bank loans

Banks are facing an unprecedented rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) in the aftermath of the pandemic; in fact, the IMF reported that Middle East banks had to absorb $180 billion in NPLs and defaults in 2020 alone. Daniel Hall, Hannah Howlett and Christopher Jeffreys spoke to a group of experts about key trends in NPL recovery and the developing secondary market for NPL portfolios.