The D&O Diary

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Category Archives: Litigation Financing

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Why Are Investors Seeking Litigation Funding Opportunities? Because Litigation Funding is Profitable

Posted in Litigation Financing
In a March 9, 2015 article entitled “Hedge Fund Manager’s Next Frontier: Lawsuits” (here), the Wall Street Journal described how the “next act” for EJF Capital LLC, a hedge fund run by Friedman, Billings, Ramsay Group’s former co-founder Emmanuel Friedman, will be to deploy a new litigation finance arm that has already, according to the… Continue Reading

Guest Post: Inside Litigation Financing

Posted in Litigation Financing
One of the most interesting and noteworthy litigation developments recently has been the rise of litigation finance in the United States. The nascent litigation finance industry has attracted a number of new entrants, and many of the latest entrants are attempting to establish their own particular niche. In the guest post below, my good friend Ommid… Continue Reading