• Filing Date: 2018-05-10
  • Form Type: 10-Q
  • Description: Quarterly report
Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2018
May 09, 2018
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 Smaller Reporting Company  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Trading Symbol EMGC  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   158,042,399