"Seven Things You Need to Know Before Investing in Litigation Finance" published by Bloomberg Law

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September 18, 2018

Financing commercial litigations has become an increasingly popular area of investment in recent years. This novel area of finance provides commercial plaintiffs and law firms with the capital needed to prosecute expensive, complex claims and can reap large rewards for the litigation funder if the litigation is successful. The advances are often non-recourse, however, so if the litigation is unsuccessful, the funder may receive little or nothing in return.

In this article published by Bloomberg Law, RK&O partners Paul B. Haskel and James Q. Walker detail what fund managers and investors new to the area should know before investing, including understanding several specialized categories of risk that are distinct from those associated with more traditional areas of investment.  

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