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Later this month, the ABA Section of Litigation Class Action and Derivative Suits Committee (CADS), will be sponsoring a one-hour roundtable teleconference on trend in litigation funding.  The program is a free benefit of Section of Litigation membership.  A summary description of the presentation is below.  For more information and to register, click this link.

Program Title: The Evolving Landscape of Litigation Funding

Program Description:
The use of third-party capital to pay for costs related to litigation in return for a portion of the financial judgment, commonly referred to as Litigation Funding, has been increasing. Join our esteemed panelists for a discussion regarding how Litigation Funding is changing the litigation landscape, the direct and indirect impact on litigants, their counsel, and investors, and criticisms of third-party financing.

Panelists:
Christine Azar, Esq., Burford Capital
Catherine Rowsey, Esq., Thompson & Knight
Kevin Skrzysowski, Risk Settlements

Moderator:
Angela Sabbe, Ankura

Date: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Time: 10a PT / 1p ET
Duration: 1 hour

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