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Litigation Finance in 2018: Shifting Sands and Opportunities
James Blick May 15th, 2018

This year could be an important one for the litigation finance industry. Although the market has now achieved general acceptance and is arguably approaching maturity, 2018 is likely to bring new challenges for funders as well as increased competition, both … Continued

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Why Insurers Target Mid-Market Litigation
Brett McDonald November 22nd, 2017

There are many examples of litigation finance companies raising billions in capital and financing large securities, antitrust and arbitration cases. While these matters make headlines, they are not necessarily relevant to the majority of plaintiffs who may be interested in … Continued

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Litigation Finance & Insurance: 5 Tips to Securing the Best Funding Terms
James Blick September 19th, 2017

In the first of this 3-part series published in Inside Counsel, James Blick and Erika Levin present their top 5 tips for securing the best funding terms possible from the market. Corporate litigation finance is still a relatively new phenomenon … Continued

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Firms Offer Litigation Insurance So Clients Can Hedge Bets in Court
TheJudge July 3rd, 2017

Gabe Friedman comments on TheJudge’s US launch and development of litigation insurance products in the US market in Bloomberg Big Law Business   “Stephen Rathkopf was entering the twilight of his career as a partner at Herrick Feinstein, and looking … Continued

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UK Litigation Insurance Broker Expands Into US Market
TheJudge June 14th, 2017

Law360, New York (June 14, 2017, 7:52 PM EDT). A U.K.-based insurance and funding broker is bringing its litigation insurance services across the pond, where such policies covering contingency fees and attorneys’ costs in the event of a legal defeat … Continued

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How to maintain budget certainty and manage risk when engaging external counsel
James Delaney May 8th, 2017

In a guest column for GC magazine, James Delaney, director at specialist litigation finance and insurance broker The Judge, discusses strategies for optimising risk and reward when faced with pending litigation. It is a familiar tension when engaging external counsel … Continued

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My career story: “I went from Clifford Chance to litigation funding”
TheJudge February 6th, 2017

Erika Levin worked in private practice for a variety of firms, including Clifford Chance in New York. She is now senior vice president and general counsel at litigation funder and insurance broker TheJudge.   My career story: “I went from Clifford … Continued

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A month of surprises follows explosive growth in third party funding
Matthew Amey October 24th, 2016

This article first appeared in Legal Week on 24 October 2016. 2016 has proven to be a significant year for the third-party funding market The third party funding market has seen exponential growth since its inception, but 2016 has arguably … Continued

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Mergers & Acquisitions – Financier Worldwide
TheJudge July 28th, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions: unlocking a deal through insurance An outstanding legal dispute, whether already in the courts or merely contemplated, can frustrate a merger or acquisition. Where the target company is facing a sizeable claim for damages, even if the … Continued

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