The consumer litigation finance industry in the state of New York is currently unregulated. The industry is not new, it has been around for about two decades, but it is starting to gain increased scrutiny. Companies in the industry help litigants make ends meet while they wait for settlements to be paid out, and
Recent action at the state, federal, and private corporate levels provides a window into the many ways to attack the problem of nondisclosure agreements in sexual harassment settlements.
Bar Nondisclosure Agreements in Settlements
A decade ago, the California Legislature changed the law to bar nondisclosure agreements in settlements of certain serious sexual…