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“True Sales” in Litigation Funding Agreements

Insight John J. Hanley John J. Hanley · Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · February 04, 2021
An issue that keeps some litigation funders up at night concerns the possibility of a claimant filing for bankruptcy after receiving funding and before their underlying case is resolved.  Proceeds from the case may become property of the bankruptcy estate and made available to the transferor’s creditors.  A carefully drafted

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The Most Significant Change to AML Rules Since the USA Patriot Act

Insight Thomas Fawell Thomas Fawell · January 04, 2021
Overview.  January 2, 2021.   The newly enacted National Defense Authorization Act[1] (NDAA) imposes the most significant reformation of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) and related anti-money laundering (AML) laws since the adoption of the USA PATRIOT Act.  The largest changes are in division F, the Anti-Money Laundering Act of

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Litigation Finance Waterfalls

Insight John J. Hanley John J. Hanley · December 29, 2020
"Look with open eyes and you will see the beauty of the waterfall." - Anthony T. Hincks A key term in pricing for litigation finance (sometimes called litigation funding) is the order of priority in which litigation proceeds are paid to parties with an interest in the matter including the litigation funder.  This is known as the

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Litigation Finance 101

Insight John J. Hanley John J. Hanley · December 18, 2020
You are the CEO of a thriving technology company.  Your chief legal officer informs you that a well-heeled vender has stolen components of the intellectual property that is your company’s lifeblood.  However, litigation is expensive and the thief is prepared to engage in a costly war of attrition intended to exhaust and overwhelm

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Art sales & finance - in good times and bad

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Tuesday, April 28rd • 1 PM ET - (1 CLE Credit ) In the best of times, art sales and finance present components of escalated risk in comparison to more conventional commercial transactions. The sources of this risk-differential include light industry regulation, perceived and actual market volatility, a lush history of fraud and forgery,

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Rimon Partner Marc Kaufman quoted in Financial Times article regarding the Peoples Bank of China digital currency

News February 12, 2020
Rimon Partner and Co-founder of the Blockchain IP Council, Marc Kaufman, recently provided his thoughts relating to patents on digital currency sought by the People's Bank of China. “Virtually all of these patent applications relate to integrating a system of digital currency into the existing banking infrastructure” Read the

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Rimon Partner Buz Barclay chairs the Infocast Projects & Money Summit

Insight Bernays T. (Buz) Barclay Bernays T. (Buz) Barclay · January 24, 2020
Rimon Partner Buz Barclay chaired the twelfth edition of the Infocast Projects & Money Summit on January 14-16 in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Buz was the original founder of this conference of the U.S. competitive power project industry, when he first brought this vital industry's annual kickoff back to New Orleans after the devastation

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Litigation Finance – A Modest Proposal

Insight John J. Hanley John J. Hanley · Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · January 23, 2020
Many lawyers have heard the one about the consultation with a new client.  Lawyer: “You have a pretty good case.  How much justice can you afford?”  It’s funny but it also distills a troubling reality – high stakes commercial claims are costlier to assert and the likelihood of success more uncertain than

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Marc Kaufman extensively covered in the press for Royal Bank of Canada crypto trading insight

News November 15, 2019
Rimon Partner and Co-founder of the Blockchain IP Council, Marc Kaufman, recently provided his thoughts relating to patents on blockchain technology being sought by the Royal Bank of Canada. Read the full Tron Weekly, Canada.com, and AMBCrypto articles.

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Top 10 Issues to Consider When Dealing with Loan Participations. Rimon Partners Douglas J. Schneller and John J. Hanley in Thomson Reuters

Insight John J. Hanley John J. Hanley · Douglas J. Schneller Douglas J. Schneller · November 05, 2018
Rimon Partners John J. Hanley and Douglas J. Schneller thoroughly summarize the considerations that lenders should take into account when deciding whether or not to participate in a loan. Read the full article here.

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