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Third-party funding in arbitration—an arbitration lawyer’s view

Published on: 06 October 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Third-party funding in arbitration—an arbitration lawyer’s view
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  • What is your experience of third-party funding in international arbitration?
  • How do you see the market evolving?
  • What comments do you have on the Task Force’s draft report and on the ‘principles’ it proposes?
  • Duty to disclose or authority to request?
  • Security for costs
  • As far as conflicts are concerned, do you agree with the Task Force’s treatment of insurance as a form of third-party funding?
  • Are there any issues which you think the Task Force has not addressed and which deserve to be examined?

Article summary

Arbitration analysis: Following the publication of the ICCA–Queen Mary Task Force ‘Draft Report on Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration’, Tim Hardy, head of the commercial litigation team at the London office of multinational law firm CMS LLP, identifies the key issues to be addressed from the report, and explains why future guidance will be required whichever approach the Task Force ultimately takes. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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