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February 21, 2014

In the News Today – February 21, 2014

Third-party litigation financing can lead to conflicts of interests and prolong litigation, Gerald Skoning warns in the Wall Street Journal. “As more money pours in, our insanely litigious society grows ever more so,” he writes.

On Thursday, the Alabama Senate passed a bill that would cap the interest rates on lawsuit loans at 10 percent and require lenders to obtain state licenses. AL.com

A judge dismissed a vaginal mesh lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, the first of 12,000 claims to go to trial. Bloomberg

The SEC filed an amicus brief saying that whistleblowers who report alleged wrongdoing to corporate compliance programs are entitled to the same protections as those who report directly to SEC. WSJ Risk & Compliance Journal

Delaware General Assembly Blog Delaware Wants to Take a Closer Look at the TPLF Industry   Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) Blog European Parliament Legal Affairs Committee Adopts TPLF Legislative Initiative Report International Initiatives, Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) Welcome to Delaware Sign Blog Another Federal Court Now Requires Disclosure of Third Party Litigation Funding Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) litigation funders, beach scene Blog Sun, Sea, but no Sand(box) for Florida Lawsuit Investors Lawsuit Lending, Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF) Blog Third Party Litigation Funding: Buying Trouble Across the Globe International Initiatives, Third Party Litigation Funding (TPLF)

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