• Filing Date: 2017-11-02
  • Form Type: 10-Q
  • Description: Quarterly report
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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2017
Nov. 01, 2017
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Emergent Capital, Inc..  
Entity Central Index Key 0001494448  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2017  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Trading Symbol EMGC  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   155,907,399