Uncertainty lingers around third-party litigation financing

SAN FRANCISCO — There is a lot of uncertainty around the ethics and application of third-party litigation funding, but the reality is many in the legal community want to explore its possibilities about how it can fund increasingly costly legal proceedings.
Martha Binks, general counsel, Allstate Insurance Company of Canada, spoke on a panel about third-party litigation funding with Matthew Harrison of Bentham IMF. Harrison says funders require deep due diligence on a case before they approve it for funding.During a panel discussion yesterday at the Association of Corporate Counsel annual meeting here, Matthew Harrison, investment manager, legal counsel with …
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