Financing Issue Classes: Benefits and Barriers to Third-Party Funding

15 Pages Posted: 7 Jan 2016 Last revised: 4 Feb 2016

Date Written: February 2016

Abstract

This essay, written for NYU's symposium on Litigation Funding: The Basics and Beyond, explores the costs and benefits of using third-party financing to fund issue class actions.

Keywords: alternative litigation financing, third party funding, lawsuit lending, Rule 23(c)(4), issue classes, class actions

JEL Classification: K40, K41

Suggested Citation

Burch, Elizabeth Chamblee, Financing Issue Classes: Benefits and Barriers to Third-Party Funding (February 2016). New York University Journal of Law and Business, Forthcoming, UGA Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-02, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2711261

Elizabeth Chamblee Burch (Contact Author)

University of Georgia Law School ( email )

225 Herty Drive
Athens, GA 30602
United States

HOME PAGE: http://https://www.law.uga.edu/profile/elizabeth-chamblee-burch

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