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Written by LexShares Team | Apr 27, 2018 10:19:03 AM | 0 Comments

Legalweek 2018: A Conversation About Legal Finance

The following is a transcript of a live panel recorded at the Legalweek 2018 Conference in New York. It was moderated by Jim McCarroll (Partner, Reed Smith), and the panel included Jay Greenberg (CEO, LexShares), Christy Searl (Director, Burford Capital), Gary Miller (Partner, Shook Hardy), and Paul Seeman (Chief Business Officer, UI Labs).

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Topics: Litigation Finance, Investing, Conference

Written by LexShares Team | Jul 13, 2016 11:50:52 AM | 0 Comments

Diversification, Uncorrelated Assets, and Litigation Funding

Financial advisors have always stressed the importance of mitigating risk by diversifying portfolios through investment in a wide range of uncorrelated assets. Nowhere is this point illustrated more saliently than in times of great market volatility, such as the 2007-2008 financial market crisis and the recent short-term volatility following the United Kingdom’s Brexit vote, where value slowly accumulated over the course of many years can evaporate in a span of minutes. Such instability heralds a heightened opportunity for both risk and reward; whether the latter is worth the former, however, largely depends on an investor's temperament and financial goals.  Those who can ill afford a rapid depreciation in the value of their portfolios may be wise to heed the call for diversification.

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Topics: Litigation Funding, Diversification, Investing