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Andrew Cohen to speak on ABA Webcast on Commercial Litigation Funding

November 18, 2019

Burford Senior Vice President Andrew Cohen will be a panelist on ABA's webcast, "Commercial Litigation Funding: Learning the Basics, Surveying the Current Market and Products, and Understanding the Legal, Ethics, and Confidentiality Issues"on Monday, 18 November from 6:00-8:00pm.

Topics will include champerty and maintenance, prohibition on outside control of litigation, fee-sharing, and conflicts of interest. Our panel will also discuss the important confidentiality, work product, and privilege issues, including a recent survey of all known decisions on discovery of litigation funding information.

In short, this course will help you understand:

  • Types of commercial litigation funding products available
  • Ethical issues presented when a lawyer reveals confidential client information to a financier
  • Ethical issues presented when financing is secured, including professional independence and case monitoring

Register Here.

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