Tagged: litigation

Report: SoFi CEO Cagney Cancels Participation at Goldman Fintech Event

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney has decided not to participate in the Goldman Fintech event taking place this week in Manhattan, according to a report by Bloomberg. The report attributed the schedule change to the ongoing litigation that is challenging the Fintech platform. SoFi Spokesperson Jim… Read More

Minimizing Potential Litigation & Regulatory Risks for Crowdfunding Platforms

Crowdfunding regulations were enacted with the goal of providing small businesses access to capital without imposing arduous registration and disclosure burdens.[i]  In that regard, the regulations have shown significant promise. Commentators have rightfully highlighted the substantial benefits to both issuers and investors based on their… Read More

Burford Capital Launches Hong Kong Litigation Financing Business

Burford Capital, a global finance and professional services firm focused on law, announced on Thursday its launch in Hong Kong and the formation of a new Burford Asia Advisory Board. Burford’s launch in Hong Kong positions it to meet growing demand for litigation and arbitration… Read More

Litigation Funding Site LexShares Welcomes Institutional Funding

LexShares, an online marketplace that matches plaintiffs litigation to investors says it is “open to institutional investors”.  The crowdfunding platform states its model of crowdfunding has not changed but it will now allow individual investors participate alongside big money.  The site did not announce it… Read More

Litigation Funder Bentham Issues U.S. Investment Highlights for 2014

Litigation funder Bentham IMF is ending 2014 on a strong note in the U.S., with robust dispute recoveries, a set of freshly completed cases and the addition of an experienced new member to its U.S. investment management team. The firm’s calendar-year performance for dispute funding in the… Read More

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