Judges Search For Balance On Disclosing Litigation Finance

When Can Litigation Finance Stay Under Wraps?

By Erin Coe

November 30, 2017--> The Phillip Burton Federal Building and U.S. Court House in San Francisco. The Northern District of California has issued a rule change requiring some disclosure of third-party litigation funding. (Getty) As litigation finance takes on a larger role in commercial disputes in the U.S., judges are starting to draw lines in the sand on when information surrounding such deals must be disclosed and when funding details can remain in the shadows. A federal...

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