The Billions Made by Lawyers when Multinationals Put Countries in the Dock

Posted on July 5th, 2017

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism by Nick Mathiason and Claire Provost Click here to view original article When, in June 2011, indigenous Peruvian farmers attempted to take over a regional airport in the southern province of Chucuito, security forces opened fire. Six protestors were killed and 30 more wounded. Farmers said they were driven to this deadly protest by […]

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Burford Acquires Gerchen Keller: What is Going on?

Posted on December 20th, 2016

Leaders League December 20, 2016 Click here to view original article Leaders League has the honor to have invited Fulbrook’s Founder and CEO, Selvyn Seidel, to decode in depth the industry-shaking acquisition of Gerchen Keller by Burford, two largest third party funders in the world. Introduction The talk of the town, at least in the […]

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Burford acquires Gerchen Keller for up to $175 million

Posted on December 20th, 2016

Leaders League December 20, 2016 Click here to view original article The third-party funding industry received some potentially game changing news last week when Burford Capital announced it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire its Chicago-based rival Gerchen Keller Capital. The deal amount is $160 million in a combination of cash, Burford shares and […]

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Emerging Issues in Third-Party Litigation Funding: What Antitrust Lawyers Need to Know

Posted on December 17th, 2016

Emerging Issues in Third-Party Litigation Funding: What Antitrust Lawyers Need to Know The Antitrust Source December 2016 Click here to view original article   Both antitrust litigation and third-party funding are increasing globally. Indeed, the two phenomena may feed off each other—more funders fund antitrust litigation because there is more of it, and there is […]

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With Burford-Gerchen Deal, Litigation Finance Comes of Age

Posted on December 17th, 2016

With Burford-Gerchen Deal, Litigation Finance Comes of Age The American Lawyer December 14, 2016 Click here to view original article The announcement that Burford Capital will buy litigation funder Gerchen Keller Capital, creating an industry giant with a portfolio of over $1 billion, is being met with a mix of enthusiasm and puzzlement by other […]

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Litigation Funding Moves Into Mainstream

Posted on December 12th, 2016

The Wall Street Journal by Sara Randazzo August 4, 2016 Click here to view original article Bret Crafton says he doesn’t have to worry about how Britain’s vote to leave the European Union will affect his personal investments. That’s because Mr. Crafton, an economic consultant in Boston, has sunk $75,000 into other people’s lawsuits through […]

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The Third Party Funding Series (Part II): In conversation with Selvyn Seidel, Fulbrook Capital Management

Posted on December 8th, 2016

Bar and Bench by Varun Marwah November 28, 2016 Click here to view original article Dispute financing (also known as third party funding, or litigation financing), an area of practice which is relatively unheard of in India is a multi-million dollar industry which is young, but growing by the day in countries such as USA, […]

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Litigation Financing Forced Into the Light by Chevron Case

Posted on December 8th, 2016

Law360 by Andrew Strickler August 17, 2016 Click here to view original article Law360, New York (August 17, 2016, 10:08 PM ET) — A California judge’s decision to force attorneys to say who is funding their $1.5 billion proposed class action against Chevron over a Nigerian offshore rig explosion has the potential to force the […]

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Trading in Commercial Claims; Why Not?

Posted on June 29th, 2016

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Fulbrook Primer on Third Party Dispute Finance

Posted on April 30th, 2016

Fulbrook Capital Management LLC April 2016 by Selvyn Seidel Click to view primer

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