Paul Rand, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF to Speak at The Knowledge Group's Event

Top Quote TKG, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Paul Rand, Investment Manager and Legal Counsel, Bentham IMF will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Transforming Businesses with Litigation Finance: Tips and Strategies Uncovered!.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm ET. End Quote
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    About Paul Rand
    Paul Rand is an Investment Manager and Legal Counsel in the Toronto office of Bentham IMF. He brings to the role more than 15 years of experience as a litigator, a manager of commercial litigation matters in-house, and most recently as counsel to clients on sophisticated financing transactions. At Bentham, Paul assesses investment opportunities involving commercial claims, and works with law firms and corporate groups looking to innovate in how they manage litigation assets and risks. Before joining Bentham, Paul was a member the capital markets team at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto. He has also held in-house positions with Royal Bank of Canada.

    About Bentham IMF
    Bentham IMF is the Canadian arm of publicly listed IMF Bentham Limited (ASX: IMF), one of the most successful litigation funding companies in the world, with a portfolio that has a total claim’s estimated recoverable amount of $5.6 billion AUD. Together, our companies have 14 offices throughout Canada, Australia, UK, US, and Asia and provide funding to clients in jurisdictions including Canada, Australia, US, UK, Europe, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Singapore. We have reviewed thousands of commercial cases in the past 17 years, funding to completion 179 cases and generating $2.3 billion AUD in recoveries. We have achieved a 90% success rate, with clients utilizing our funding retaining an average of 62% of all case proceeds.


    Over the years, companies and large corporations around the globe have not been giving enough attention to the continuously growing industry of litigation finance. This type of funding serves as a transformative financial tool used by in-house legal teams and law firms in pursuit or defense of claims with value to the business, whilst ensuring improved accounting outcomes and reducing unwanted costs and risks. Thus, completely changing the way lawsuits are financed.

    However, the opportunities in venturing into the litigation financing market do not come without risks. Companies, organizations and their in-house legal teams should have a complete understanding of the fundamentals and legal framework of litigation finance and keep themselves abreast of the current developments surrounding this industry.

    In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the fundamentals of litigation finance. They will go beyond the basics and provide insights into the recent trends and developments surrounding this significant topic. They will also present key risk mitigation strategies and techniques to avoid potential risks and regulatory pitfalls.

    Key topics include:
    • The A-Z of Litigation Financing
    • Opportunities and Pitfalls
    • Ethical and Legal Considerations
    • Litigation Finance Disclosure
    • Recent Trends and Developments
    • How It Transforms Your Business

    About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
    The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:

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