• Filing Date: 2018-08-20
  • Form Type: 10-Q
  • Description: Quarterly report
Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2018
Aug. 17, 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 Jun. 30, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Trading Symbol EMGC  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   158,420,458