19 August 2019
Charlie Lightfoot, chair of international arbitration at Jenner & Block, discusses recent developments in the third-party funding market and factors that parties should consider before entering into a funding arrangement.
16 August 2019
Embattled disputes funder Burford Capital is replacing its chairman and chief financial officer as it bows to investor pressure following an attack on its governance and accounting practices that led its share value to fall by 65% last week.
09 August 2019
Third-party funder Burford Capital has strongly denied accusations contained in a report by a US hedge fund that led to a 65% drop in its market capitalisation.
28 June 2019
Singaporean companies linked to a prominent Israeli businessman have lodged a third-party funded ICSID claim worth more than US$150 million against Peru concerning investments in the electricity sector.
13 June 2019
Dentons and the global head of its international arbitration group have asked a court in Delaware for permission to recover unpaid fees from a client by forcing the sale of a US$96 million ICC award that the law firm helped it obtain in a dispute with the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
07 May 2019
An ICSID case that left an unsuccessful claimant saddled with a US$6 million adverse costs award was financed by Australia-based disputes funder IMF Bentham, GAR has confirmed.
28 March 2019
Clyde & Co has entered into an arrangement with a London-listed Australian disputes funder to help its clients “unlock new ways to manage and pay for disputes.”
28 February 2019
A former Iraqi government minister has been denied permission to pursue a belated challenge to an investment treaty award in favour of Pakistan in the English courts – as it emerges that a parallel set-aside action funded by Burford Capital has been discontinued.
27 February 2019
ArbitralWomen president Dana MacGrath has left the partnership at Sidley Austin to join New York-based litigation funder Bentham IMF as it seeks to finance more international arbitration cases
18 January 2019
ICSID has published a compendium of public comments on its proposed amendments to the centre’s rules.