corporate litigation News

Class Action Defense Costs Rising; Wave of Cyber Actions Predicted

The overall cost to large businesses of defending against class action lawsuits continues to rise even as the number of companies sued falls. This is happening because more companies being sued are facing multiple suits and the cases have become …

Hedge Funds Find Gambling on Lawsuits Lucrative

For better or worse, the lawsuit-finance market continues to grow. Hedge funds and others speculating on litigation are making more and larger bets. Some corporate lobbyists warn that the new financial engineering encourages wasteful courtroom warfare, but investor demand for …