Premium article - 11 October 2013
The International Council for Commercial Arbitration has teamed up with Queen Mary, University of London to launch a task force examining issues arising from third-party funding of international arbitration.
Premium article - 20 August 2013
In a sign of the increasing demand for third-party funding of international arbitration, two British litigation funders have recruited directors from GAR 100 practices.
Premium article - 09 July 2013
After a ruling today by the UK's Privy Council, a long-running battle for control of Turkish mobile operator Turkcell is set to shift to the courts of New York – where Russia's Alfa Group is hoping to block a share sale by financing a third party's enforcement of an ICC award.
Premium article - 28 May 2013
Canadian mining company South American Silver has found a third-party funder to cover the costs of its Bermudan subsidiary's investment treaty claim against Bolivia.
Premium article - 19 February 2013
Authors: Lisa Bench Nieuwveld and Victoria Shannon. Publisher: Kluwer Law International, 2012. Reviewed by Craig Miles, partner at King & Spalding in Houston
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.
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
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.
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.
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.