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General Counsel Forum - Litigation Finance - New York, NY - May 1, 2019

General Counsel Forum - Litigation Finance - New York, NY - May 1, 2019

Date of beginning

Wednesday, 01 May 2019


1 day


New York


United States


Rob Candiano


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The litigation finance industry has finally come of age as evidenced by the growing percentage of lawsuits that are being brought to funders as opposed to the bygone days when funders had to actively pursue cases. Legal firms and Corporate General Counsels are using litigation finance as a form of risk management across their case portfolios while hedge funds and private-equity firms are deepening their involvement in big-ticket legal cases by lending money to law firms for litigation finance purposes. Funding from these alternative lenders is necessary in today's legal system in order to take on the Goliath's with unlimited budgets. Taken together, all signs indicate a harbinger of a fledgling cottage industry that is slowly but surely being woven into the fabric of the American legal system. Any nascent legal/financial instrument such as litigation finance will naturally engender questions, concerns and even outright confusion. Our mission for this event is to provide a forum of understanding and appreciation for this newly evolving asset class whose returns are uncorrelated with movements in the equity, bond and commodities markets and where real legal justice can be achieved between the David's with limited budgets and the Goliath's with limitless budgets. - Actionable Insights - Master the art of transforming Litigation Finance into an alternative financing model applicable for big and small law firms alike.- Inspiring Keynote Speakers - Hear from some of today's most compelling and sought-after innovators & pioneers from global brokerages, corporate claimants, institutional investors, law firms, and litigation funds.- 1:1 Deal Maker Opportunities - Connect 1:1 with global investors specializing in the financing of litigation and arbitration cases. Time: 08:00 - 17:00 Venue details:TKP New York Conference Center, 109 West 39th Street, New York, 10018, United States Price:In-House Counsel - Early Bird | Discount Ends Feb 22. 11, 2019: USD 695.0,Law Firms/Litigation Funders - Early Bird | Discount Ends Feb. 22, 2019: USD 1495.0,In-House Counsel - Advanced Pricing | Register by Mar. 22, 2019: USD 795.0,Law Firms/Litigation Funders - Advanced Pricing | Register by Mar. 22, 2019: USD 1595.0,In-House Counsel - Standard Pricing | Register after Mar. 22, 2019: USD 895.0,Law Firms/Litigation Funders - Standard Pricing | Register after Mar. 22, 2019: USD 1695.0 Speakers: Mark Beckett, Partner, Cooley, LLP, Amal Bouchenaki, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Alfred R. Fabricant, Partner, Chair Intellectual Property Litigation U.S., Brown Rudnick, LLP, Michael Guzman, Partner, Kellogg Hansen Todd Figel & Frederick, Luke Tucker Harrison, Lead Partner, Debenhams Ottaway, Jess Heenan, Business Development Lead, Herbert Smith Freehills, Nicholas F. Kajon, Co-Chair Litigation Finance Group, Stevens & Lee, Adam J. Levitt, Co-Founding Partner, Dicello Levitt & Casey, Jonas McDavit, Partner, Desmarais LLP, Reed S. Oslan, P.C., Partner, Kirkland & Ellis, Lisa Richman, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery LLP, Charles D. Schmerler, Partner-Global Litigation Department, Norton Rose Fulbright, Selvyn Seidel, Founder & Chairman, Fulbrook Capital Management, LLC, David Sochia, Managing Partner, McKool Smith