POSTPONED: Litigation Finance in 2021 (EDU210225)

February 25, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Webinar

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Presented by the Connecticut Bar Institute

About the Program

This seminar will provide a primer on an important and rapidly emerging litigation tool, as well as discussion of procedural and ethical issues in funded cases, and trends in the funding marketplace driven by the COVID-19.

You Will Learn

  • The basic structures of a litigation funding agreement
  • To understand portfolio funding of multiple cases, for parties, and for law firms
  • About discovery issues common to litigation finance, including availability of privileges for information reviewed by a funder in underwriting deals, and discoverability by a defendant of a plaintiff’s funding source
  • About ethical issues in litigation finance, such as funder control of litigation and avoidance of attorney-client relationships between funders and parties

Who Should Attend

Attorneys interested in learning more about litigation finance and how that may be a benefit to their practice.

Cost

(Includes electronic materials. If the seminar is recorded, all paying registrants will receive complimentary access to the recording approximately six weeks after the program.)
Member $25 
Non-Member $50
Student Member $15

Speakers

David Atkins David P. Atkins
Pullman & Comley LLC, Bridgeport

David Kerstein David J. Kerstein
Validity Finance, New York, NY

Adam Mocciolo Adam S. Mocciolo
Pullman & Comley LLC, Stamford


CLE Credit

CT: 1.0 CLE Credit (0.5 General; 0.5 Ethics)
NY: 1.0 CLE Credit (0.5 AOP; 0.5 Ethics)

The Connecticut Bar Association/CT Bar Institute is an accredited provider of New York State CLE. This program may qualify for transitional and/or non-transitional CLE credits. Attorneys seeking NY CLE credit who have been admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less must attend the live seminar for skills or ethics credit, or a fully interactive videoconference. Diversity, Inclusion and Elimination of Bias CLE credits are only available as non-transitional credits. For further information about transitional and non-transitional courses, please see the NYCourts.gov page on CLE: http://ww2.nycourts.gov/attorneys/cle/index.shtml. Financial hardship information is available upon request.

*Electronic materials are included in the price of the seminar. Any materials for this seminar will be e-mailed to registrants prior to the seminar for download. Please note that refunds will not be granted once course materials have been sent. Cancellations made less than 2 business days prior to event are non-refundable.


Contact

Member Service Center
Email: msc@ctbar.org
Phone: (844)469-2221