litigation funding

  • Third-party litigation funding approval a win for class action plaintiff bar

    Third-party litigation funding approval a win for class action plaintiff bar

    Feb 27, 2019

    The approval of a third-party funder for a class action brought by Tim Hortons franchisees against their franchisor is a win for the plaintiffs side class action bar and part of the increased acceptance of third-party funding in Canada, say lawyers.

  • Court restricts unprecedented deal to fund heart implant case

    Court restricts unprecedented deal to fund heart implant case

    Nov 8, 2018

    A panel of judges at the Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court upheld the lower court’s set of conditions on a third-party funding class action agreement by Bentham IMF Capital Ltd., saying the agreement as it was currently written connoted that the representative plaintiffs “are working on behalf of Bentham.”