Connolly Gallagher to Speak at the Litigation Funding Conference in New York City on April 28, 2017

PRESS RELEASE – April 18, 2016

New York, NY–Ticonderoga Ventures, Inc. announces that Ryan Newell (http://www.connollygallagher.com/attorneys/ryan-newell/), Partner from Connolly Gallagher LLP will speak at the Litigation Funding Conference http://litigationfundingconference.com/.

Ryan will speak on a panel covering attorney & corporate counsel experiences with litigation finance.

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ABOUT CONNOLLY GALLAGHER LLP

Connolly Gallagher LLP, with offices in Wilmington and Newark, Delaware,consists of highly-respected and experienced Delaware attorneys who each possess deep knowledge in complementary practice areas—commercial litigation, corporate counseling, government law, bankruptcy and business reorganization, wealth planning, commercial real estate, employment law, and family law. For more information, please visit http://www.connollygallagher.com.

Ryan represents clients who are faced variety of business law issues, both in and out of litigation. In litigation, Ryan has represented parties in corporate and commercial litigation in the Delaware Court of Chancery, the Delaware Superior Court, the Delaware Supreme Court, and the District of Delaware. He has also represented parties as Delaware counsel in intellectual property litigation in the District of Delaware. While the bulk of his practice is focused on these types of commercial litigations, Ryan has experience representing government entities and parties in trust litigations. In particular, Ryan was part of a team that successfully defended the State of Delaware before the United States Supreme Court in an original jurisdiction action brought by New Jersey that challenged Delaware’s sovereignty over the Delaware River within its historic Twelve Mile Circle.

Outside of litigation, Ryan advises companies and their principals in matters concerning Delaware corporate governance and other Delaware commercial law issues. He is also a Delaware Superior Court certified mediator and has been appointed by the Court of Chancery and Superior Court as a Special Master and an assistant to a Special Master. Ryan has also completed The Sedona Conference’s eDiscovery Negotiation Training program, which is an invitation only program. Ryan has received an AV Preeminent® Peer Review Rating, which is Martindale-Hubbell’s highest rating for lawyers. In 2015 and 2016, he was selected by other Delaware attorneys as one of Delaware’s Top Lawyers.

ABOUT THE LITIGATION FUNDING CONFERENCE

The Litigation Funding Conference is an intense networking event for third party litigation funding firms, venture capitalists, hedge funds, corporate counsel and attorneys from significantly sized law firms seeking finances for high value claims. Financial professionals and investors representing significant resources to capital will be present to fund suits they are expressly interested in.

Time, the most valuable commodity at the event, is designed for maximum efficiency in introducing attorneys with those that provide funding to quickly identify the best opportunities and begin the deal making process.

Registration for the event can be made at http://lf2017.com/register-nyc-2017.php

 

IMF Bentham Expands to Singapore

IMF Bentham SingaporeAustralian litigation funder IMF Bentham will be opening an office in Singapore.

The move comes after a change in its laws. The country now allows litigation funding in international arbitrations taking place in Singapore. Therefore Bentham has been seeing an increased demand across Asia.

That’s why Bentham hired Tom Glasgow to head its new office. Glasgow is a former senior associate at Allen & Overy’s international arbitration group in Hong Kong and Singapore.

As similar laws are being considered in Hong Kong, Glasgow sees potential for long-term growth in both markets.

Read full article at Australasianlawyer.com.au

Summarized by Meghan Hallinan

Therium Launches Full-Service Operations in Germany

Global litigation financing company Therium will be opening an office in Dusseldorf, Germany. This will be the first full-service litigation funding office in Germany. This company is among the top litigation financing companies in the world, with over $300 million in committed capital.

The company identified Germany as a substantially growing market for litigation funding. Germany has an increasing number of commercial and corporate disputes within a regulatory environment, which have grown more complex over the years.

Therium sees a demand for funding cases across financial services, securities disputes, cartel damages situations, insolvencies, post M&A matters, and shareholder disagreements, particularly those arising out of joint ventures.

Summarized by Marc Lesnick

Read full article at here

Burford Capital seventh consecutive year of double-digit growth

Burford Capital reported at 75% increase in net profits in 2016.

Buford is known as the world’s largest litigation financing company. This is now the funder’s seventh consecutive year of double digit growth. Buford’s total income rose 59%, from $103 million in 2015 to $163.4 million in 2016.

Buford had record investment recoveries of $216 million, up from $146 million in 2015. The increase was driven by a 60% lift in litigation investment income. The funding giant’s growth is indicative of the growing and evolving industry of litigation funding.

Read more news about Burford Capital here

Summarized by Jonathan Smith

Read full article at lse.co.uk