Regulating Litigation Finance, At Home And Abroad

By Cristina Violante | December 11, 2017, 9:45 PM EST

Regulating Litigation Finance, At Home And Abroad

By Cristina Violante

December 5, 2017 No comprehensive regulation of the litigation finance industry exists in the U.S., leaving a mostly open playing field for third-party funders. But experts say this is likely to change as the market continues to grow and attract more attention from regulators and courts. Proposed federal legislation and suggested changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure threaten to make disclosure of third-party funding contracts mandatory. But there are other issues being targeted for...
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