In the News Today - December 1, 2017

December 01, 2017 | News and Blog

Brazil High Court Rejects Attempt to Enforce Fraudulent Chevron Judgment; Federal judge wipes out nearly all cases in Eliquis MDL; Florida Supreme Court denies recusal of Justice Pariente, no explanation offered Read More »

ILR Research Review - Fall 2017

November 30, 2017 | Research

This special double-issue of the ILR Research Review features a wealth of insight and analysis on the world's rapidly changing litigation environment. The research contained in this issue targets exploitative litigation at home and abroad, examining numerous developments ranging from hyper-aggressive trial lawyer advertising in the U.S. to the imminent expansion of class actions in Europe. Read More »

Third Party Funding Arrangements Raise Questions in NFL Settlement

November 28, 2017 | News and Blog

The attorney who criticized "predatory" loan agreements with members of a class of former NFL players failed to disclose his ties to a different funding firm, reports the Legal Intelligencer. Read More »

In the News Today - November 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 | News and Blog

Federal Judge Dismisses TCPA Case, Says 'Clicker Agent' Invalidated Robocall Claims; More Firms Reach Arrangements With Major Litigation Funders Read More »

In the News Today - November 21, 2017

November 21, 2017 | News and Blog

Lawyer Spat Threatens Lumber Liquidators Class Action Settlement; Litigation Funding Changes Legal Landscape for Boutique and Small Firms Read More »

In the News Today - November 16, 2017

November 16, 2017 | News and Blog

Federal Rules Panel to Look at Third-Party Litigation Funding; California may limit liability of self-driving cars' makers Read More »

In the News Today - November 14, 2017

November 14, 2017 | News and Blog

Proposed Ohio Bill Would Shield ‘Proactive' Defendants From Data Breach Litigation Read More »

Third Party Litigation Funding's Week Under the Microscope

Author: Page Faulk, Senior Vice President, Legal Reform Initiatives, U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform | November 10, 2017 | News and Blog

Third party litigation funding -- where companies "invest" in lawsuits for a cut of any proceeds -- is spreading like wildfire across the globe, with one of the largest funders boasting billions of dollars in resources just on its own. Read More »

In the News Today - November 9, 2017

November 09, 2017 | News and Blog

Senate Urged To Pass Legal Reform Bills; Federal Judicial Panel to Consider Litigation Financing. Read More »

In the News Today - November 7, 2017

November 07, 2017 | News and Blog

The Time for Litigation Funding Transparency is Now; Wrestler Admitted Atty Solicitation In Podcast, WWE Says Read More »