Premium article - 16 November 2009
With the use of third party funding on the rise in international arbitration, a case from New York is shedding light how other sectors are making use of it, and what can happen when things go wrong.
Premium article - 23 October 2009
Burford Capital has just raised US$130 million in an initial public offering at London’s Alternative Investment Market, the largest sum raised to date by an entity intending to specialise in litigation and arbitration funding. But what kinds of cases is it interested in, and what will the terms of investment be?
Premium article - 26 September 2008
An Australian lawyer has told a seminar in London that there is political and judicial support for third-party funding in the UK.