Litigation Funding

Toronto Half Day In-Class Course • Online Live Webinar | November 20th, 2018

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Litigation funding is increasingly used by companies of all sizes to relieve budget pressure and manage litigation risk. Learn from leaders in the field how this innovative and flexible tool works in practice through a worked case study. Contributors to this interactive discussion will include experience litigators, in-house counsel, financial executives and a litigation funder.

Course Chair

Jennifer Brown | Managing Editor, Canadian Lawyer InHouse/Law Times
Jennifer Brown is the managing editor of Canadian Lawyer InHouse magazine and Law Times newspaper, both Thomson Reuters publications. She has been a business magazine writer and editor for more than 15 years for the business-to-business press prior to arriving at InHouse. She leads the annual Canadian Lawyer InHouse Innovatio Awards celebrating innovation in-house, and chairs the magazine’s Annual General Counsel Roundtable. Jennifer was also a newspaper reporter for 10 years covering government, health care and education. She is a graduate of Ryerson University’s journalism program.

Course Highlights

  • What is litigation funding and what types of cases are suitable?
  • How do companies typically use funding, and how does the process work?
  • Due diligence process
  • The "nuts and bolts" of a funding relationship and selecting an appropriate funder
  • Canadian case law, international trends and special issues for arbitration

Guest Speakers

  • Simon Bieber | Founding Partner, Adair Goldblatt Bieber LLP
  • James Bunting | Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
  • Lincoln Caylor | Partner, Fraud Law Group
  • Patrick Cotter | Senior Litigation Counsel, Toronto District School Board
  • Monique Jilesen | Partner, Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin LLP
  • Naomi Loewith | Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF
  • Hugh Meighen | Senior Associate, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Geoff Moysa | Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF
  • Deborah Palter | Partner, Thornton Grout Finnigan LLP
  • Terra Rebick | Chief Counsel, Canada, Thomson Reuters
  • Myriam Seers | Senior Associate, Torys LLP
  • Tania Sulan | Chief Investment Officer-CA, Bentham IMF
Refreshments are included.

In-Class Course Location:               Webinar Participants
333 Bay Street, 29th Floor                  An access link will be provided the week of the event
Toronto, ON
M5H 2R2

Registration Details

Toronto - November 20th, 2018
Thomson Reuters
333 Bay St, 29th Floor, Toronto, ON
M5H 2T4

Price: $265


Webinar - November 20th, 2018
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