In the News Today - December 19, 2017

December 19, 2017 | News and Blog

'Exorbitant legal fees' under government microscope Read More »

In the News Today - December 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 | News and Blog

9th Circuit Strikes Constitutional Challenge to the Arbitration Act; Growth in class actions to come under scrutiny Read More »

In the News Today - December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017 | News and Blog

Why Companies Should Prepare for More Data Breach Lawsuits Read More »

"Shine A Light On 3rd-Party Litigation Funding"

December 12, 2017 | News and Blog

Referencing third party litigation funding in a Law360 op-ed, Skadden partner John Beisner said the U.S. legal system must "shed light on a practice that has largely operated under a veil of secrecy." Read More »

In the News Today - December 11, 2017

December 11, 2017 | News and Blog

Insurance Commissioners Roll Out Model Cybersecurity Law; New York Plaintiffs' Firm Has Filed At Least 140 Website Accessibility Lawsuits since 2015 Read More »

Judge Blocks Lawsuit Lenders from NFL Settlement

December 11, 2017 | News and Blog

U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania said third party funders and lawsuit lenders who "failed to perform proper due diligence" are "prohibited from now reaping the benefit" of their loans, reports The Legal Intelligencer. Read More »

In the News Today - December 7, 2017

December 07, 2017 | News and Blog

7th Circ. Wary Of Reviving Barnes & Noble Breach Action; 3rd Circuit says Marathon can challenge Delaware law later Read More »

In the News Today - December 6, 2017

December 06, 2017 | News and Blog

UM endowment to invest in Y Combinator, litigation fund; Profs Fight For Clarity On Class Cert. In Securities Suits Read More »

In the News Today - December 4, 2017

December 04, 2017 | News and Blog

Wisconsin Legislators Push to Simplify Litigation Process; Class Counsel Responds to Criticism Over Disclosure of Ties to Litigation Funder Read More »

UK Firm Fined Over Undisclosed TPLF Ties, "Unlawful" Fee Agreement, in Failed Billion Dollar Lawsuit

December 04, 2017 | News and Blog

U.K. law firm Clifford Chance and one of its partners have been fined £100,000 for an "unlawful and unenforceable" fee agreement in a failed $1.6 billion lawsuit against U.S. energy companies, reports Law360. Read More »