Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore

Woodsford welcomes the recent further liberalisation of the third-party funding regime in Singapore.

In late June, the Singapore Ministry of Law announced that its third-party funding framework would be extended to cover certain proceedings in the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC), domestic arbitration proceedings and […]

By |2021-10-25T11:06:39+00:00July 20th, 2021|Categories: Asia, Singapore|Tags: , , |

Funding advances in Singapore and Hong Kong

Funding advances in Singapore and Hong Kong.

In an article that appeared in ‘Litigation Funding‘ (published by the Law Society of England & Wales), Woodsford’s Charlie Morris and Franca Ciambella look at developments in Singapore and Hong Kong, including legislative changes and what […]

Franca Ciambella joins Woodsford in Singapore

Woodsford today announced further expansion of our international executive team with the appointment of Franca Ciambella in Singapore.

Franca’s extensive experience as a dispute resolution lawyer in Asia, focusing on complex commercial and corporate disputes, as well as her vast experience as a mediator, will be […]

Woodsford’s response to the Ministry of Law’s consultation on conditional fee agreements in Singapore

The Singaporean Ministry of Law launched a public consultation on 27th August 2019 to gather feedback on the proposed amendments to the Civil Law Act and the Legal Profession Act to allow for conditional fee agreements (CFAs) for prescribed categories of proceedings.

You can read […]

By |2019-10-23T15:16:29+00:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Arbitration, Asia, International Arbitration, Singapore, Third-Party Funding|Tags: |

Woodsford is recruiting a Business Development Manager (Singapore)

Woodsford Litigation Funding is seeking a versatile Business Development Manager to work out of our Singapore office, although the role will also cover Hong Kong and the wider Asian market.

The Business Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and pursuing valuable law firm relationships and […]

Mitesh Modha joins Woodsford as Business Development & Origination Director

Woodsford today announced further expansion of its international executive team with the appointment of Mitesh Modha to the position of Business Development & Origination Director.

Mitesh, who will play a key role in Woodsford’s business development activities outside of North America, joins from Kain Knight, […]

Funding for Insolvent Estates in Asia

An insolvent estate is the quintessential impecunious claimant – it may have good claims against deep-pocketed defendants, but due to a lack of resource those claims may not be pursued at all or they may be settled for significantly less than their true value.  Legal […]

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, Steven […]

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 up […]

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

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.

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 welcome the […]

By |2019-03-19T13:37:09+00:00March 16th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding|Tags: , , |

Update on Litigation Funding in Singapore

Litigation Funding in Singapore – 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 third-party […]

By |2018-12-12T18:09:26+00:00January 12th, 2017|Categories: Third-Party Funding, Woodsford Litigation Funding|Tags: , |

Litigation funding Singapore

Woodsford Litigation Funding is at the forefront of developments in the law and practice of litigation funding around the world. We are therefore pleased to have been given an opportunity to respond to the Singapore Ministry of Law’s public consultation on opening up access to […]

By |2018-06-20T15:56:04+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Categories: Litigation Funding|Tags: , |
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