On Demand

Commercial Litigation Funding: Overview, Ethics, and Utility

1h 1m

Created on May 24, 2018




In this practical course, presented by Edward Reilly of Themis Legal Capital, you will learn the basics of commercial litigation funding and develop an understanding of the ins and outs of the litigation funding process. Upon completion of this course you will have the confidence to educate your clients on how litigation financing can be used to their benefit and to advise your clients as they navigate the litigation funding process.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine how a litigation finance transaction is conceived and structured
  2. Explore the history of third party litigation funding in the United States
  3. Discuss how a prospective funder will conduct due diligence and manage the funding process
  4. Identify how privileges are protected in the litigation funding process
  5. Navigate key ethical considerations in litigation funding
  6. Develop practical ways that your clients and your own practice can benefit from the use of litigation funding

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