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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 [...]

Litigation Funding in Offshore Jurisdictions

Woodsford's Lara Hofer takes a look at litigation funding in key offshore jurisdictions for High Performance Counsel. This article is the first in a three-part series which intends to provide a broad overview of the latest positions in each of Jersey, the Cayman Islands and [...]

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: |

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Credit announce a global cooperation agreement to serve the growing Brazil and Latin America market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation

Woodsford Litigation Funding and Leste Credit announce a unique international cooperation agreement to serve the growing market for third party funding of international arbitration and litigation related to Brazil and Latin America. In this ground-breaking arrangement, Woodsford and Leste will liaise on opportunities that draw [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:26:19+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford participates in consultation the DIFC draft Practice Direction on third party funding

Earlier this year, the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts invited parties to give their views on the draft Practice Direction on third party funding. Woodsford Litigation Funding was pleased to be involved in this consultation. Zachary Krug, Senior Investment Officer at Woodsford commented, “We [...]

By | 2017-04-28T09:46:41+00:00 March 16th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding|Tags: , , |

Update on Litigation Funding in Singapore

Woodsford Litigation Funding welcomes Singapore's support for third-party funding of international arbitration and related proceedings By way of update to our Litigation Funding in Singapore report on 3 August 2016, on 10 January 2017 the Singapore Parliament passed amendments to the Civil Law Act legalising [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:32:01+00:00 January 12th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |