Leading Experts Explain Global Litigation Led Investing Opportunities in Webinar Aug. 11th 2008

Opalesque, the world's largest subscription-based publisher on alternative investments, hosts a webinar with select experts engaged in litigation led investing, on Aug. 11, 2008 10 am New York time.

New York, NY, July 30, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Opalesque, the publisher of A SQUARE, the world's first publication and independent research platform dedicated to "alternative alternatives," presents in this interactive webinar, a panel of leading litigation led investing specialists:

- Peter Koutsoukis, Managing Director, Claims Funding International Plc.
- Richard Blann, Counsel, Norton Rose LLP
- Timothy Scrantom, General Counsel, Juridica Capital Management Limited
- Moderated by Sona Blessing, Editor A SQUARE (Alternative Alternatives) Director of Research, Opalesque Ltd

The experts will share insights, perspectives, and be available to address questions based on their “hands-on-experience” in this space:

- Litigation led investing - introduction as an investment opportunity
- Geographic biases - Australia, US, Europe; rest of the world
- Niches - such as intellectual property rights, etc., that are attracting funding
- Raising capital:
Capacity - how much money can this investment theme absorb?
The role of hedge funds; the benefits of listing on a stock exchange
- Risk-return profile for such an investment

A SQUARE subscribers can confirm their participation in this webinar here: http://www.opalesque.com/newsite/index.php?act=webinar. In order to participate, you are formally required to register to confirm your attendance

Non-subscribers to A SQUARE can set up their subscription here: http://www.opalesque.com/main.php?act=registration and participate for free in the webinar. See here for A SQUARE subscription rates: http://www.opalesque.com/main.php?act=A2Rates.

Non-subscribers can also purchase an admission pass for this webinar here: http://www.opalesque.com/newsite/index.php?act=RegWebinar (USD80 admission).

More on their panel:

Peter Koutsoukis is managing director, Claims Funding International Plc. (CFI - is a joint venture between Maurice Blackburn, MB, and IMF that will provide funding for class actions). He was an MB partner prior to setting up the venture.

Richard Blann, is a commercial and banking litigation lawyer based in London. He advises on a wide range of international disputes with an emphasis on negligence and fraud.

Timothy Scrantom is the General Counsel of Juridica Capital Management Limited. He is an American lawyer and an English barrister-at-law (Gray’s Inn) (currently non-practicing). A significant portion of his practice centered on disputes, audits and investigations in international finance. He also acted as a strategic consultant on legal issues in complex multi-jurisdiction litigation and business migrations.

Opalesque A SQUARE = Alternative Alternatives is the first web publication, globally, that is dedicated exclusively to alternative investments. A SQUARE's weekly selection feature unique investment opportunities that bear virtually no correlation to the main stream hedge fund strategies and/or distinguish themselves by virtue of their "alternative" motive - social, behavioural, natural resources, sustainable /environment related investing.

With its "research that reveals" approach, fast facts and investment oriented analysis, A SQUARE offers diversification and complementary ideas for: private, high net-worth and institutional investors, pension funds and endowments, portfolio and hedge funds managers. For more information please go here: http://www.opalesque.com/index9.html.

About Opalesque:
Since February 2003, Opalesque is publishing Alternative Market Briefing, the premium news service on hedge funds and alternatives. The launch of these Briefing was a revolution in the hedge fund media space ("Opalesque changed the world by bringing transparency where there was opacity and by delivering an accurate professional reporting service." - Nigel Blanchard, Culross) combining proprietary news with the “clipping service” approach of integrating third party news. Each week, Opalesque publications are read by more than 360,000 industry professionals from all over the globe.

Opalesque is the only daily hedge fund publisher which is actually read by the elite managers themselves (http://www.opalesque.com/op_testimonials.html).

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Opalesque Ltd
Nisha Mittal