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Woodsford’s Chairman, Yves Bonavero, to deliver keynote address at Litigation Funding conference in Paris on 21st Sept 2017

Woodsford is pleased to announce that our Chairman, Yves Bonavero, will be delivering the keynote address at the Litigation Funding in US and Europe conference organised by Université Paris-Dauphine PSL, in collaboration with Stanford Law School and University of Tilburg, on Thursday 21st September 2017 in [...]

Woodsford Litigation Funding Opens First US Office in Philadelphia, PA

  Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the US market, with the opening of our first US office in Philadelphia, heavyweight US additions to our Investment Advisory Panel and Key US executive hires. Josh Meltzer, Woodsford’s new Managing Director, US [...]

By | 2017-08-30T16:42:03+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, USA, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

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 for 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 [...]

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 [...]

Global Trends in Litigation Funding

Woodsford's latest white paper takes a global view of what is happening in the world of litigation funding. In recent years, a growing number of claimants have begun to use litigation funding to finance their legal disputes. For many organisations, such is the complexity and resource [...]

By | 2017-08-30T16:19:31+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Charity, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Woodsford is Fundraising for Storybook Dads

The Woodsford Riders are undertaking together an ambitious Cycle Challenge to raise money for the charity “Storybook Dads”. We are cycling 100km from Southampton, around the New Forest, around the Isle of Wight, and back to Southampton over 16th and 17th June. The team will consist [...]

By | 2017-08-30T16:22:51+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: Charity, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

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 Responds To Consultation On ICSID Rules

In a press release dated 25 January 2017, the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) invited parties interested in the ICSID process to provide suggestions regarding potential amendments to the ICSID Rules. You can read Woodsford's response here

By | 2017-05-12T13:25:39+00:00 April 15th, 2017|Categories: Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: |

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 Litigation Finance 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 Litigation Finance 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 | 2017-08-30T13:24:13+00:00 March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |