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The Future of Litigation Funding: What Lies Ahead?

Live Webcast Date: Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (ET)
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Add to Calendar 07/25/2019 2:00 pm 07/25/2019 5:00 pm America/New_York The Knowledge Group Webinar: The Future of Litigation Funding: What Lies Ahead? The event starts in an hour. If you have not registered, please go to the link below to sign up today.https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/checkout/?add-to-cart=147023\r\n For the past years, litigation funding continues to grow and has become a popular and effective tool used by legal firms and corporate counsel in managing risk when dealing with commercial disputes through the litigation or arbitration process. As litigation funding continues to grow, an anticipated myriad of risks will also take place in the future of this area of law. It is, therefore, imperative that law firms and in-house legal counsel must be in the know with the emerging developments in order to maximize the use of litigation funding. \n \nListen as a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an in-depth understanding of the possible developments in litigation funding and its future implications. Speakers will dig deeper to identify emerging critical issues surrounding this significant topic. They will also present best practices in leveraging litigation finance in this evolving legal climate. \n \nSome of the major topics that will be covered in this course are: \n \n \n Litigation Funding – Fundamentals \n Emerging Trends and Developments \n Opportunities and Legal Pitfalls \n Common Risk and Challenges \n Legal and Ethical Considerations \n What Lies Ahead \n https://www.theknowledgegroup.org/webcasts/the-future-of-litigation-funding/

Online CLE Litigation Funding

Join us for this Knowledge Group Online CLE Litigation Funding Webinar. For the past years, litigation funding continues to grow and has become a popular and effective tool used by legal firms and corporate counsel in managing risk when dealing with commercial disputes through the litigation or arbitration process. As litigation funding continues to grow, an anticipated myriad of risks will also take place in the future of this area of law. It is, therefore, imperative that law firms and in-house legal counsel must be in the know with the emerging developments in order to maximize the use of litigation funding.

Listen as a panel of key thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group provide the audience with an in-depth understanding of the possible developments in litigation funding and its future implications. Speakers will dig deeper to identify emerging critical issues surrounding this significant topic. They will also present best practices in leveraging litigation finance in this evolving legal climate.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Litigation Funding – Fundamentals
  • Emerging Trends and Developments
  • Opportunities and Legal Pitfalls
  • Common Risk and Challenges
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • What Lies Ahead

Who Should Attend

  • Legal Counsel
  • Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Litigation Funding Companies

Faculty

Online CLE Litigation Funding
John Harabedian
Associate Investment Manager, Legal Counsel
Bentham IMF
Online CLE Litigation Funding
Julia Gewolb
Director of Underwriting
Validity Finance, LLC

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Online CLE Litigation Funding

John Harabedian, Associate Investment Manager, Legal Counsel
Bentham IMF

Julia Gewolb, Director of Underwriting
Validity Finance, LLC

Online CLE Litigation Funding

Online CLE Litigation Funding

John HarabedianAssociate Investment Manager, Legal CounselBentham IMF

John Harabedian is an Associate Investment Manager, Legal Counsel in Bentham's Los Angeles office. Prior to joining the Bentham team, John was a prosecutor in the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, where he conducted over a hundred preliminary hearings and served as the sole prosecutor on six trials to verdict. Earlier in John's career, he practiced as a litigator at Latham & Watkins LLP, representing both plaintiffs and defendants in commercial and securities litigation.

John graduated from Yale University, and received his M.Sc. from Oxford University. After receiving his J.D. from Stanford Law School, John served as a law clerk to Judge Josephine Staton of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. John served as Mayor of Sierra Madre during the 2014-2015 term, and was re-elected to the City Council in April 2016 for another four-year term.

Online CLE Litigation Funding

Julia GewolbDirector of UnderwritingValidity Finance, LLC

Julia Gewolb is Validity’s Director of Underwriting. Working across the organization, Julia is responsible for ensuring an effective review process to evaluate case merits during the diligence phase of the litigation investment. With her background in complex commercial litigation, she additionally helps offer legal advice on investments to the entire Validity team.

Prior to Validity, Julia was Legal Counsel at Bentham IMF in New York and a litigation attorney at Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP in New York, where her practice included litigation in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, securities, contract, trusts and estates, and constitutional law.  She has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants at trial.  In 2015, Super Lawyers Magazine named Julia a “Rising Star” in Business Litigation.

Online CLE Litigation Funding

Course Level:
   Intermediate

Advance Preparation:
   Print and review course materials

Method Of Presentation:
   Live Webcast

Prerequisite:
   General knowledge of litigation financing

Course Code:
   148635

NY Category of CLE Credit:
   Areas of Professional Practice

Total Credits:
    2.0 CLE

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About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

About the Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group

The Knowledge Group has been a leading global provider of Continuing Education (CLE, CPE) for over 13 Years. We produce over 450 LIVE webcasts annually and have a catalog of over 4,000 on-demand courses.

Bentham IMF is the US arm of IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), one of the most successful litigation funding companies in the world, and one of only two Chambers and Partners “Band One” litigation funding companies in the US, with a portfolio that has a total claim’s estimated recoverable amount of $5.6 billion AUD. The companies have 14 offices throughout the world and provide funding to clients in the US, UK, Europe, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. They have funded to completion 184 cases in the past 17 years, generating $2.3 billion AUD in recoveries and achieving a 90% success rate, with their clients retaining an average of 61% of all case proceeds.

Website: https://www.benthamimf.com/

Validity is a commercial litigation finance company that provides businesses, law firms and individuals with non-recourse financing for a wide variety of commercial disputes. Founded in 2018 with $250 million in financing, Validity believes that capital and legal expertise combine to help solve legal problems on behalf of clients. Validity’s’ mission is to make a meaningful difference for clients by focusing on fairness, ethics, innovation, and clarity.

Website: https://validity-finance.com/

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