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Just published: Arbitration and Litigation 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]