Why did Burford Capital have a change of heart about funding the Ecuadorian plaintiffs seeking to enforce a multibillion-dollar judgment against Chevron? According to a motion filed on Thursday by Patton Boggs, one of the plaintiffs' counsel, Burford dumped the plaintiffs because it decided that backing them would threaten its litigation financing business.
Patton Boggs Accuses Burford of Betrayal in Chevron Case
The Litigation Daily
June 21, 2013