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Hong Kong allows third party funding for arbitration and mediation

Hong Kong's Legislative Council has passed a law allowing third parties to fund arbitrations seated in the territory, as well as work done in Hong Kong for arbitrations seated elsewhere, and for mediations. This development has been long anticipated, and will … Continue reading

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Singapore update: litigation funding moves a step closer and new legislation proposed to give force to settlement agreements made through mediation

Last week saw two important and novel pieces of legislation related to dispute resolution put before the Singapore Parliament.  The first is a bill to amend current legislation to permit third party funding in international arbitration and related litigation.  The … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Law Reform Commission recommends that third party funding be allowed for arbitration

Following consultation in October 2015 (discussed in our earlier blog here), the Hong Kong Law Reform Commission (LRC) released a report last week in which it recommended that third party funding of arbitration should be allowed for arbitrations seated in Hong … Continue reading

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Hong Kong Law Reform Commission releases consultation paper on Third Party Funding in arbitration

The Hong Kong Law Reform Commission has today published a Consultation Paper recommending that third party funding should be permitted for arbitrations in Hong Kong. The Paper invites public comment on the recommendation, and how third party funding should be … Continue reading

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