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Litigation Financing

May 30, 2019

Litigation financing is the new vogue in professional responsibility circles. At the same
time, it remains an enigma for many observers. As a panelist at the ABA's 45th National Conference on Professional Responsibility on May 30 in Vancouver, Lucian Pera will review the basic ethical and legal background on litigation finance; explore various financing structures; discuss the current state of the market; critique Formal Opinion 2018-5 of the New York City Bar Association and review case law on the discoverability of the funding documentation.