Richard Finley

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Evolution of Litigation Finance - High Risk, High Reward

Evolution of Litigation Finance - High Risk, High Reward

What is Litigation Finance and how long has it been around?   The concept of Litigation Finance has become increasingly popular in recent years and there has been much discussion of this area in the financial media and forums focused on investment opportunities with uncorrelated market returns. Although sometimes presented as an untried and untested offering,  it is not in fact, a new phenomenon at all. 

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Not so fast.....picking your suppliers should be done with quality in mind to avoid any Gaps in service.

Not so fast.....picking your suppliers should be done with quality in mind to avoid any Gaps in service.

Assessing supply chain risk is imperative. Simply put, the operation needs to run smoothly, with no disruption from a revenue standpoint or to a company’s reputation and brand.  As much as its people and products, an organization’s suppliers and service providers are a cornerstone of its success and its ability to deliver value to its customers.   

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Reputation can be damaging: Going down the Well

Reputation can be damaging: Going down the Well

Throughout my career, I have been a member of some fantastic research-oriented organizations in the financial services industry, all of which focused on the numbers.  Whether it be evaluating credit worthiness, interpreting bond and loan documentation, spotting aggressive revenue recognition tactics, or measuring macroeconomic impact, these organizations sought to detect catalysts that could change how investors would value the company.  However, what these services did not focus on was the appraisal of a company's reputation in the eyes of its customers and its investors.  

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