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A round up of the key developments in dispute resolution that you should be looking out for in 2017
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Submitted: 26 April 2019
The High Court has refused to limit a litigation funder's liability to defendants in costs to the amount of funding it provided.
Submitted: 14 May 2018
A comprehensive report into third-party funding of arbitration has been published, identifying issues to be considered by parties and tribunals.
Submitted: 15 June 2017
Both Singapore and now Hong Kong have changed their laws in 2017 to enable claims in arbitration to be funded by third parties.
Submitted: 04 April 2017
How will the court approach an application for security for costs against a corporate claimant that is reticent about revealing details of its financial position?
Submitted: 17 March 2017
The costs regime in England & Wales makes it an attractive forum for mass tort claims against multinationals.
Submitted: 09 January 2017
The third party funding market continues to develop, with shifts in funding models and the raising of issues over costs.
Submitted: 05 January 2017
What developments will the arbitration world see in 2017 in third party funding?
Submitted: 12 January 2016
What major developments are we likely to see in dispute resolution in 2016? Here are our predictions.
Submitted: 06 January 2016
What changes will 2016 bring to the funding of litigation in England and Wales?
Submitted: 22 January 2015
The ways in which litigation can be funded in the UK continue to change: we summarise the latest developments.
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2019 is likely to be an interesting year for commercial disputes, with several trends set to dominate. Read our ‘What to look out for in Disputes in 2019’ for an overview of developments in the year ahead, as well as what this means for you.
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