Followers of this blog will be aware that third party funding (TPF), by which a commercial fund finances the costs of proceedings in return for a share of any damages awarded, is increasingly widespread with a number of jurisdictions taking the necessary steps to introduce it into their law as they look to increase their attractiveness … Continue reading Third party funding in arbitration: indirect reforms in Nigeria
White & Case LLP and the School of International Arbitration at Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL) have partnered again for the fourth time to launch their 2018 International Arbitration Survey.
Co-organised by Paris, the Home of International Arbitration, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the Comité Français de l’Arbitrage, the first Paris Arbitration Week (PAW) was a significant success. The numerous conferences, presentations and meetings, which took place from 24 to 28 April 2017, attracted members of the arbitration community from all corners of … Continue reading Paris Arbitration Week: it’s a wrap!
The 2015 Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)-White & Case survey identified the flexibility inherent in the arbitral process as one of its most valuable characteristics. New research by White & Case demonstrates that apart from other stakeholders, arbitral institutions are definitely among the ones listening. The research found that institutions are responding to an … Continue reading ‘You asked, we answered’: arbitral institutions are attuned to parties’ needs, shows White & Case research
On 29 February 2016, Canada and the European Commission (EC) announced that the legal review of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) was complete.