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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.

Third-party funding snapshots: Germany

Third-party funding snapshots: Germany

Premium article - 23 March 2012

Sarah Ganz and Olga Braeuer of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in London report on German laws governing third-party funding arrangements.

Third-party funding snapshots: England and Wales

Third-party funding snapshots: England and Wales

Premium article - 21 March 2012

In GAR's continuing series examining third-party funding developments worldwide, partner Steven Finizio and counsel Duncan Speller of Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr in London report on case law and pending legislation in England and Wales, and how these may affect international arbitration.

Third-party funding snapshots: Canada

Third-party funding snapshots: Canada

Premium article - 20 March 2012

In the second part of our series examining third-party funding developments around the world, partner Martin Valasek of Norton Rose Canada in Montreal reports on recent Canadian case law on the issue of whether financing costs can be recovered from the losing side in a case.

New funder - and counsel - on board for Uzbek claim

New funder - and counsel - on board for Uzbek claim

Premium article - 02 March 2012

UK litigation funder Calunius Capital is to foot the bill for London-listed mining company Oxus Gold's US$400 million investment claim against Uzbekistan, which is also being handled by new counsel.

The dynamics of third-party funding

The dynamics of third-party funding

Premium article - 27 February 2012

A recent roundtable that brought together funders, counsel and arbitrators explored the tangled web of issues that arise in third-party funded arbitrations – regarding control of the process, disclosure, conflicts and cost. The first in a series of articles on the event focuses on the products on offer and the importance of pricing.

Taking on Tbilisi: litigation funding in action

Taking on Tbilisi: litigation funding in action

Premium article - 05 January 2012

Christian Stuerwald, the head of case assessment at Calunius Capital in London and former head of Allianz Litigation Funding’s UK office until 2009, and Mick Smith, one of the co-founders of Calunius, consider the ICSID case of Fuchs and Kardassopoulos v Georgia, a rare public example of a funded investment treaty case.

Third-party funding: an arbitrator's perspective

Third-party funding: an arbitrator's perspective

Premium article - 23 November 2011

How concerned should arbitrators be about the funding arrangements of the parties appearing before them? Albert Jan van den Berg gave his view at a recent event in Miami.