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Litigation Funding

Landmark Bill Would Pull Back Curtain on Secretive Lawsuit Funding Deals

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA), along with Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Thom Tillis (R-NC), introduced the Litigation Funding Transparency Act (LFTA), a landmark bill to help bring the multi-billion dollar litigation financing industry out of the shadows. This...

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Energy | Renewable Energy

Epic Energy Dispute Gushes New Law: Court finds funders must bear the same adverse costs of unsuccessful litigants they backed

For Jones Day partners Stephen Pearson and Roy Powell, it was a surreal litigation experience lasting some six years. The most recent turns in energy company Keystone’s epic, multifront battle against Excalibur and its infamous founder, Rex Wempen, over an estimated $1.6 billion stake in a...

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Corporate Counsel

Change Is Coming: The Evolution Of E-Discovery Economics

Litigation has transformed over the past two decades from discovering documents in file cabinets to discovering a smoking gun in an email or Twitter posting. Nearly all information in today's digital world is created and maintained exclusively in electronic form. This deluge of data has...

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