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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’s Charlie Morris to take part in SIArb’s Commercial Arbitration Symposium 2017

Charlie will represent Woodsford at the event on Thursday 16th November at The Old Parliament House in Singapore. He will sit on a key panel looking at: Third Party Funding of International Arbitration in Asia - Current Issues and Implications for Practice. The session picks [...]

Judge Shira Scheindlin, a member of Woodsford’s Investment Advisory Panel, shares her views on gender diversity and the law

While a study of New York courtrooms released last week showcased the disparity between men and women attorneys in complex cases and offered recommendations to law firms and judges on how they can remedy it, the study didn't address what causes the gap. A report [...]

By | 2017-09-18T11:29:37+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Investment Advisory Panel, USA|Tags: , |

Just published: Arbitration and Litigation Funding in Singapore and Hong Kong – read our latest white paper

This white paper analyses the impact of the recent liberalisation of funding regimes in these two key Asian jurisdictions; looking in detail at the changes, anticipating future developments and providing practical tips for practitioners. Download the white paper here

Woodsford to provide international litigation boutique Lewis Baach Kaufmann Middlemiss PLLC with innovative $20m global portfolio financing facility

Woodsford Litigation Funding, one of the leading global third party funders, has announced a funding facility agreement with Lewis Baach which ensures the firm can offer clients an expedited, one-stop arrangement for the financing of high value litigation and arbitration. The deal covers matters in [...]

By | 2017-08-30T15:52:35+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Categories: Litigation Funding|

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

In the latest edition of Intercontinental Finance & Law magazine, Woodsford's Charlie Morris looks at the recent changes permitting funding of international arbitration and what these changes mean for Hong Kong. Read the full article here

By | 2017-08-30T15:55:29+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Asia, Hong Kong, Third-Party Funding|Tags: , , |

Woodsford’s Zachary Krug to speak at the CBMA’s 2nd annual International Arbitration Conference in Rio

Zachary will be at the conference on the 10th and 11th August and will be in Rio at the beginning of the week meeting leading local firms. For further information click here

By | 2017-08-30T15:51:03+00:00 July 27th, 2017|Categories: Arbitration|

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 [...]