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The Impact of Third Party Funding on Hong Kong as a Centre for International Arbitration

As recently as 14th June 2017, Hong Kong became the latest jurisdiction to permit third-party funding in international arbitration by passing legislation to amend the Arbitration Ordinance (Cap. 609). The amendment is likely to take effect later this year, giving time for a code of conduct for funders [...]

The Changing Dynamics of Third-Party Funding of Corporate Disputes in Asia

Woodsford's latest article, published in Corporate Disputes magazine looks at the impact of the liberalisation of the third-party funding regimes for international arbitration in Hong Kong and Singapore. In recent years, a growing number of common law jurisdictions have reformed or abolished their long-standing rules [...]

Woodsford delivers considered response to Consultation on the Guidelines for Third Party Funders of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators

Woodsford welcomes the introduction of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators’ Guidelines for Third Party Funders (the SIArb Guidelines) to complement the Civil Law (Amendment) Act 2017 and Civil Law (Third-Party Funding) Regulations 2017.

By | 2017-05-12T13:25:57+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Arbitration, Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

As the funder in Essar v Norscot, we’ve launched a range of funding products to help parties in international arbitration make the most of the finding in that case

The case of Essar v Norscot [2016] EWHC 2361 (Comm) was one of the most high-profile international arbitration cases of 2016. It has been described as "landmark" by dozens of international law firms who have issued client alerts about the case. It was also ground [...]

By | 2017-07-31T10:49:58+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Categories: Arbitration, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |