Welcome back for another week of What’s Next, where we report on the intersection of law and technology. This past week, a Muddy Waters report hurling accusations at Burford Capital gave us a peek into the somewhat enigmatic litigation funding industry. Plus, we continue to unravel the potential issues facing facial recognition. And Michael Dreeben declares that the Fourth Amendment is not dead yet. Let’s chat: Email me at [email protected] and follow me on Twitter at @a_lancaster3.

Chris Bogart, CEO of Burford Capital (courtesy photo)

Litigation Funding’s Muddied Waters

If you hear members of the legal community complaining about a crick in their necks, it might be from attempting to keep up with the accusations ping ponging between Burford Capital and due diligence-based investment firm Muddy Waters.

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