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Through a series of global conferences, webcasts and CLE seminars, the LSTA educates loan market participants and promotes the asset class. In addition, a series of multimedia presentations are made available to the broader investment community.

Litigation Funding For Credit Investors: Seven (7) Things You Need To Know

October 02, 2018, 4PM to 5PM (ET)

Increasingly, funds that specialize in purchasing distressed credit have been looking to litigation funding as a potential new investment opportunity.  This novel area of finance provides commercial plaintiffs and law firms with the capital to prosecute complex claims, and can reap large rewards for the litigation funder if the litigation is successful.  Investment returns are uncorrelated with other asset classes, which makes this investment category very attractive to alternative lenders and multi-strategy funds looking to build diversified investment portfolios. But new investors need to understand that litigation finance can be complex, and presents unique legal and business risks that are distinct from those associated with more traditional areas of investment.  Please join us for this afternoon CLE program where speakers will explain some of the more critical risks that arise in litigation funding and describe strategies that can mitigate these risks.

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Tuesday, October 2, 2018
4PM to 5PM (ET) |Webcast Only (instructions to join will be sent out 2 hours prior to event)
Dial-In | Will Not Be Available
1.0 | CLE Credit |  For NYS Transitional and Non-Transitional Areas of Professional Practice
Registration | Open to LSTA Members

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SPEAKERS:

  • Paul B. Haskel, Partner, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP
  • James Q. Walker, Partner, Richards Kibbe & Orbe LLP

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