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By Tania Sulan
Bentham has just celebrated its third anniversary in Canada. Time has flown by and much has changed from the day we opened shop. As I transition home to the Australian corporate mothership, it's a time for reflection.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
In May 2018, British Columbia modernized its International Commercial Arbitration Act by largely adopting the 2006 amendments to the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
When a company is considering whether to commence litigation, it will typically assess both the "soft" and "hard" factors at play.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Following a trilogy of cases regarding Bentham's litigation funding last year, Bentham's funding agreements have recently been the subject of three more decisions.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Bentham deals with this issue in a unique fashion by filing a deed poll (a form of undertaking) submitting to the arbitral tribunal's jurisdiction on questions of costs.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
As the interest in litigation funding continues to grow, insolvency practitioners in Canada and the U.S. are increasingly considering its value.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
A recent article in the Law Times provides a timely update to the Canadian bar on the demonstrable benefits of litigation funding.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Raising litigation funding as part of a broader conversation about the inherent risks of litigation can help lawyers discharge both aspects of this duty owed to their clients.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
The litigation finance market in South America is heating up. We have seen an uptick in the number of claimants with cases in the region inquiring about funding.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Bentham is predominately involved in funding commercial cases.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
During the due diligence process, the client, counsel and funder will work together to understand the key facts and issues in the case.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Intellectual property is one of the most active areas for litigation funding. A recent survey in the U.S. by Law 360 found that 49% of counsel who had used a funder to finance their litigation did so in IP cases.
By Bentham IMF Capital Limited
Litigation funding is gaining in popularity among plaintiffs, especially corporate litigants who could fund their own litigation but are looking at litigation funding as a form of project finance.
By Tania Sulan, Naomi Loewith, Nickolas Tzoulas
Managing the risk and cost of litigation is a challenge for many businesses. They may forgo meritorious and potentially profitable litigation due to budgetary pressures