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
Contact Burford to learn more about this marketing event