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Just published: Litigation Funding 2018 the definitive guide to the regulation and practice of funding in key economies worldwide

Third-party funding of litigation is a reality in many of the world’s leading dispute resolution centres. You can now read the definitive survey of its regulation and practice in key economies worldwide. This is the second annual edition of our global survey of the law [...]

Litigation and Arbitration Funding in the Middle East

The Middle East, as a central hub for global trade, regularly sees substantial high-value disputes involving sophisticated entities. It has a well-developed legal services market, regulatory regimes that do not prohibit third party funding, and legal systems—including innovative free-zone jurisdictions—that are increasingly arbitration-friendly and aligned [...]

Woodsford and UK law firm, Memery Crystal have teamed up to offer energy and mining companies funding for their disputes

Woodsford and Memery Crystal are pleased to announce that they will cooperate to offer litigation funding, with a strategic focus on supporting companies in the energy and mining sectors. The arrangement is the first between a litigation funder and law firm focusing on claimants within [...]

Woodsford Launches Asia Pacific Business With New Singapore Office

Woodsford Litigation Funding is excited to announce a significant expansion into the Asia Pacific market, with the opening of our first Asian office in Singapore, the appointment of Charlie Morris as Managing Director, Asia Pacific and our first Singapore-based arbitration funding agreement. Woodsford's CEO, [...]

Charlie Morris, Woodsford’s Managing Director, Asia Pacific 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 [...]

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|

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 [...]

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: |