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Burford Group “misled” into funding Amazon pollution dispute?

Burford Group “misled” into funding Amazon pollution dispute?

Premium article - 24 January 2013

Exhibits filed by Chevron in a New York court provide an insight into how a third-party funding arrangement can go awry, revealing that a company that helped finance a suit against the oil major over pollution in the Ecuadorean Amazon has accused the plaintiffs of securing its investment through fraud.

Third-party funding: the best thing since sliced bread?

Third-party funding: the best thing since sliced bread?

Premium article - 28 November 2012

A panel at GAR Live London debated whether third-party funding of international arbitration increases access to justice or is really a half-baked idea. Sebastian Perry reports

Funder backs billion-euro claim against Slovakia

Funder backs billion-euro claim against Slovakia

Premium article - 07 November 2012

European gas holdings group Eurogas has secured third-party funding for a €1 billion ICSID claim against Slovakia over the expropriation of a mining concession.

Australian gold to fund rest of PacRim claim

Australian gold to fund rest of PacRim claim

Premium article - 02 November 2012

Canada’s Pacific Rim Mining Corporation is to fund the remainder of its ICSID arbitration with El Salvador using the proceeds from a private placement of shares agreed with Australian gold miner OceanaGold.

From the LCIA to third party funding: what Clanchy did next

From the LCIA to third party funding: what Clanchy did next

Premium article - 01 November 2012

The former registrar and deputy director general of the LCIA, James Clanchy, has moved into the world of third-party funding and after-the-event insurance, practising with London-based Thomas Miller Legal.

Bolivia claim attracts third party funder

Bolivia claim attracts third party funder

Premium article - 05 July 2012

UK power plant developer Rurelec has arranged a US$15 million loan from a litigation funder, secured against the future proceeds of an investment treaty claim against Bolivia.

Funder on board for new Venezuela claim

Funder on board for new Venezuela claim

Premium article - 20 June 2012

Canadian mining company Rusoro is poised to file an ICSID claim against Venezuela, with the backing of UK litigation funder Calunius Capital.

Third-party funding snapshots: Switzerland

Third-party funding snapshots: Switzerland

Premium article - 28 March 2012

Partner Noradèle Radjai of Lalive in Geneva reports on developments in third-party funding in Switzerland.

Third-party funding snapshots: Singapore

Third-party funding snapshots: Singapore

Premium article - 27 March 2012

Continuing GAR's series of snapshots of third-party funding developments from around the globe, Alvin Yeo SC and Swee Yen Koh of Wong Partnership in Singapore say proposed legislation may remove historical barriers to third-party funding in the city-state.

Third-party funding snapshots: Hong Kong

Third-party funding snapshots: Hong Kong

Premium article - 26 March 2012

Partners Paul Starr and David Bateson of King & Wood Mallesons discuss recent Hong Kong's recent case law on third-party funding arrangements.